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Saweru

Saweru is a language closely related to Yawa, found in central Yapen.

Saweru consonants
bilabial alveolar palatal velar
voiceless p t k
voiced b d
nasal m n
fricative β s
liquid r, l
glide j w

Saweru vowels
front back
high i u
mid e o
low a

Morphology

Saweru verbs show a number of inflectional classes.

Updated:  27 September 2013/ Responsible Officer:  Mark Donohue/ Page Contact:  Mark Donohue