Family: Alor-Pantar

Family membership references
Comments on family membership

I have not been able to replicate the lexicostatistic argument for a relation between all Timor-Alor-Pantar languages, i.e. with East Timor W. A. L. Stokhof 1975 , and the correspondes adduced in Antoinette Schapper and Juliette Huber and Aone van Engelenhoven 2012 are suggestive but so far too few to conclude a relationship. The lexical and pronominal evidence for a Trans New Guinea affiliation is much too weak Andrew Pawley 1998: 683 , Holton, Gary and Marian Klamer and František Kratochvíl and Laura Robinson and Antoinette Schapper 2012 , cf. Andrew Pawley 2005: 94-95 . The newest comparison of cognates František Kratochvíl 2007: 6-11 cannot muster a strong case (correspondences are few, weak and not systematic enough).

Comments on subclassification

Gary Holton and Laura C. Robinson 2014

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