Gurdjar language

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Gurdjar
Kurtjar
Native to Australia
Region Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
Native speakers
30  (2011)[1]
Dialects
Kurtjar (Gunggara)
Rip (Ngarap, Areba)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
gdj – Gurdjar
kvs – Kunggara (duplicate code)
aea – Areba
AIATSIS[2] G33 Kurtjar, Y107 Areba

Gurdjar (Kurtjar) is a Paman language of the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia. There are two dialects, Gurdjar proper (Gunggara), and Rip (Ngarap, Areba).[3] Bowern (2011) lists Ikarranggal as a separate language (ISO gdj).[4] Kunggara is another name for one or the other.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gurdjar at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Kunggara (duplicate code) at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Areba at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ a b Kurtjar at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies  (see the info box for additional links)
  3. ^ RMW Dixon (2002), Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development, p xxxii
  4. ^ Bowern, Claire. 2011. "How Many Languages Were Spoken in Australia?", Anggarrgoon: Australian languages on the web, December 23, 2011 (corrected February 6, 2012)