Anguthimri language

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Anguthimri
Native to Australia
Region Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
Extinct (date missing)
Dialects
Nggerikudi (Yupungati)
Tjungundji
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
aid – Alngith
lnj – Linngithigh
awg – Mpakwithi (Anguthimri proper)
AIATSIS[1] Y20, Y26, Y19, Y14, Y27 , etc.
Glottolog angu1240 (Anguthimri)[2]
leni1237 (Leningitij–Alngith)[3]
tyan1235 (Awngtim–Ntrangit)[4]

Anguthimri is an extinct Paman language formerly spoken on the Cape York Peninsula of Queensland, Australia, by the Anguthimri people. It is unknown when it went extinct.[5]

Name[edit]

The name Anguthimri is not a synonym of Awngthim, though due to their similarity they have sometimes been confused.[6]

Phonology[edit]

The two dialects have the same sound inventory.[7]

Consonants[edit]

Peripheral Laminal Apical Glottal
Bilabial Velar Palatal Dental Alveolar Retroflex
Plosive p k c t ʔ
Fricatives β ɣ ð
Nasals m ŋ ɲ n
Post-trilled
Vibrant r
Approximants w j l ɻ

Vowels[edit]

Front Back
High i u
Mid æ o
Low a

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anguthimri at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies  (see the info box for additional links)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Anguthimri". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Leningitij–Alngith". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tyanngayt–Mamngayt–Ntrwangayt–Ntrangit". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  5. ^ Ernst Kausen (2005). Australische Sprachen. 
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ Kenneth Hale, 1976, Phonological Developments in Particular Northern Paman Languages, pp.14