|Middle Yuat River|
|Yuat River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea|
|Linguistic classification||One of the world's primary language families|
The Yuat languages are an independent family of five Papuan languages spoken along the Yuat river in East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. They are an independent family in the classification of Malcolm Ross, but are included in Stephen Wurm's Sepik–Ramu proposal. However, Foley and Ross could find no lexical or morphological evidence that they are related to the Sepik or Ramu languages.
The Yuat languages proper are:
The pronouns Ross reconstructs for proto-Yuat are:
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