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Melpa language

Index Melpa language

Melpa (also written Medlpa) is a Papuan language spoken by about 130,000 people predominantly in Mount Hagen and the surrounding district of Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea. [1]

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Black Harvest (1992 film)

Black Harvest is a 1992 Australian-Papua New Guinea documentary directed by Australians Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson.

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Bob Connolly

Bob Connolly is an Australian film director, cinematographer and author.

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Chimbu–Wahgi languages

The Chimbu–Wahgi languages are a language family sometimes included in the Trans–New Guinea proposal.

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First Contact (1983 film)

First Contact is a 1983 documentary by Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson which recounts the discovery of a flourishing native population in the interior highlands of New Guinea in 1930 in what had been thought to be an uninhabited area.

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Latin script

Latin or Roman script is a set of graphic signs (script) based on the letters of the classical Latin alphabet, which is derived from a form of the Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet, used by the Etruscans.

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Mount Hagen

Mount Hagen is the third largest city in Papua New Guinea, with a population of 46,250.

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Mount Hagen District

Mount Hagen District is a district of the Western Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea.

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG;,; Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.

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Papuan languages

The Papuan languages are the non-Austronesian and non-Australian languages spoken on the western Pacific island of New Guinea, and neighbouring islands, by around 4 million people.

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Robin Anderson

Robin Anderson (1950-2002) was an Australian award-winning documentary filmmaker.

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The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review (sometimes abbreviated to AFR) is an Australian business and finance newspaper published by Fairfax Media six days a week.

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Trans–New Guinea languages

Trans–New Guinea (TNG) is an extensive family of Papuan languages spoken in New Guinea and neighboring islands, perhaps the third-largest language family in the world by number of languages.

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Voiceless velar lateral fricative

The voiceless velar lateral fricative is a very rare speech sound.

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Western Highlands Province

Western Highlands is a province of Papua New Guinea.

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Redirects here:

Hagen language, ISO 639:med, Medlpa language, Melpa.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melpa_language

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