Kieta Talk

Naasioi language

Naasioi (also Nasioi, Kieta, Kieta Talk, Aunge) is an East Papuan language spoken in the central mountains and southeast coast of Kieta District, Bougainville Province, Papua New Guinea.

Phonology

Vowels

Front Back
High
Mid
Low

Consonants

Bilabial Coronal Velar Glottal
Stop Voiceless p t k ʔ
Voiced b d
Nasal m n ŋ
Nasals can be syllabic.

References

  • Hurd, Conrad; Hurd, Phyllis W. (1966). Nasioi language course. Port Moresby: Department of Information and Extension Services.
  • Hurd, Conrad; Hurd, Phyllis W. (1970). "Nasioi verbs". Oceanic Linguistics 9 37–78.
  • Hurd, Conrad (1977). "Nasioi projectives". Oceanic Linguistics 16 111–178.

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