West Pauwasi
West Pauwasi River
Geographic
distribution
Western New Guinea
Linguistic classificationPauwasi
Subdivisions
GlottologNone

The West Pauwasi languages are a likely family of Papuan languages spoken on the Indonesian side of New Guinea. They may either form part of a larger Pauwasi language family along with the Eastern Pauwasi languages, or it they could form an independent language family (or more than one family).[1]

Languages

The languages are,[2]

The three branches differ substantially from each other.

References

  1. ^ Foley, William A. (2018). "The Languages of the Sepik-Ramu Basin and Environs". In Palmer, Bill (ed.). The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide. The World of Linguistics. Vol. 4. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 197–432. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.
  2. ^ New Guinea World