• Language: Yele
  • Alternate names: Yélî Dnye
  • Language code: yle
  • Language family: Yele-West New Britain, Yele (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 6,000
  • Vulnerability: Threatened
  • Script: Latin script.

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    Yele is sometimes grouped with the other languages of the East Papuan islands (Dunn et al. 2005a,b, Ross 2001, Wurm 1975b) but none of these groupings can be demonstrated with orthodox comparative methodology" (Hammarström, forthcoming).