Busa language (Papuan)

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Busa
Odiai
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Sandaun Province, Amanab District, north of Upper Sepik River, west of Namia. 3 villages. Yare is north and east, Abau is south and west, Biaka is northwest.
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Native speakers
240 (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bhf
Glottolog odia1239[2]

The Busa language, also known as Odiai (Uriai), is a language isolate in northwestern Papua New Guinea. There were 244 speakers at the time of the 2000 census.

References

  1. Busa at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Odiai". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>