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Academic Paper

Title: Central Sama
Author: A. Kemp Pallesen
Institution: Hamilton
Author: Craig D. Soderberg
Institution: Foundation for Endangered Languages, SIL International
Linguistic Field: Anthropological Linguistics
Subject LANGUAGE Family: Austronesian
Abstract: Central Sama (ISO code sml) is spoken in the Philippines throughout the Sulu Archipelago and the Sibuguey Gulf to the north, and in many scattered communities as far north as Manila Bay. In Sabah, Malaysia, it is spoken primarily in the districts of Semporna and Kunak. For more information regarding the classification of this language within Austronesian, see Gordon (2005).


This article appears IN Journal of the International Phonetic Association Vol. 42, Issue 3.

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