Ngurmbur language

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Ngurmbur
Ngomburr
Region Northern Territory
Extinct ca. 1990
Darwin
  • Umbugarlic
    • Ngurmbur
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nrx
AIATSIS[1] N40.1
Glottolog ngur1260[2]

The Ngumbur (Ngomburr) language was an Australian language isolate spoken by just one person in Arnhem Land, northern Australia, in 1981. By 2009 Ethnologue reported that it was extinct. It has sometimes been considered a dialect of Umbugarla.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ngurmbur 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). "Ngurmbur". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.