Croisilles Languages
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Croisilles Languages
(North) Adelbert Range
Madang Province, Papua New Guinea
Linguistic classificationNortheast New Guinea?
  • Madang
    • Central Madang
      • Croisilles

The Croisilles or Croiselles languages are a family of languages in the Madang stock of New Guinea. The occupy the northern Adelbert Range, vs. the Southern Adelbert languages, another branch of Madang.


The Croisilles languages are:[2]

A new, radically different internal classification of Croisilles has been proposed by Pick (2017).[3]


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Croisilles". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Adelbert Range (NewGuineaWorld)
  3. ^ Pick, Andrew (2017). "A Reconstruction of Proto-Croiselles Phonology and Lexicon". 23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics. San Antonio, Texas, US.
  • Ross, Malcolm (2005). "Pronouns as a preliminary diagnostic for grouping Papuan languages". In Andrew Pawley; Robert Attenborough; Robin Hide; Jack Golson (eds.). Papuan pasts: cultural, linguistic and biological histories of Papuan-speaking peoples. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. pp. 15-66. ISBN 0858835622. OCLC 67292782.

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