Lamu-Lamu language

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Lamu-Lamu
Mba Rumbathama
Native to Australia
Region Queensland
Ethnicity Lamalama
Native speakers
20  (2006 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lby
AIATSIS[2] Y136
Glottolog lamu1254[3]

Lamu-Lamu (Lama-Lama), also known by the clan name Mba Rumbathama, is a Paman language of Queensland, Australia.

Lamalama is one of four languages once spoken by the Lamalama people, the others being Morrobalama, Rimanggudinhma, and Umpithamu.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lamu-Lamu at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ a b Lamu-Lamu at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Lamu-Lamu". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.