Documentation of Muyu, a Lowland Ok language of Western New Guinea
|Language:||Muyu (ISO639-3: kti)|
Group represented The Muyu, or Kati, are a Papuan people who live in several villages along the Kao and Muyu Rivers in the central lowlands of Papua, Indonesia.
Muyu is a Papuan language spoken by probably 2000 people living alongside the Kao and Muyu Rivers in the Boven-Digoel regency, Papuan Province, Indonesia. Its classified as Lowland Ok, a less studied branch of the Ok language family (Trans New Guinea).The dialectal subdivision is somewhat unclear yet. While available resources suggest two varieties, North Muyu and South Muyu, speakers are aware of a continuum of 9 mutually intelligible dialects including two that have been previously considered separate languages (Yonggom, Ninggerum). This deposit focuses on the Kawiyet dialect of the village Upyetetko.
Acknowledgement and citation
To refer to any data from the corpus, please cite the corpus in this way:Zahrer, Alexander. 2019. Documentation of Muyu, a Lowland Ok language of Western New Guinea. London: SOAS, Endangered Languages Archive. URL: [insert link here]. Accessed on [insert date here].