Kungarakany language

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Kungarakany
Gungaragany
Native to Australia
Region Northern Territory.
Extinct 1989
Arnhem
  • Kungarakany
Dialects
Gungarakanj
? Mukngirru
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ggk
AIATSIS[1] N14
Glottolog kung1259[2]
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  Kungarakany
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Kungarakany (Gunerakan, Gungaragan, Gungarakanj, Kangarraga, Kungarakan) is an extinct Australian language spoken in the Northern Territory. Mukngirru was likely a dialect. It became extinct after the last speaker, Madeline England, died in 1989.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kungarakany at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kungarakany". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.