Anguthimri language

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Anguthimri
Native toAustralia
RegionCape York Peninsula, Queensland
EthnicityTjungundji, Jupangati (Wimaranga), Winduwinda, etc.
Extinct(date missing)
Dialects
Language codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
aid – Alngith
lnj – Linngithigh
awg – Mpakwithi (Anguthimri proper)
tjj – Tjungundji
Glottologangu1243  Anguthimri-Yangathimri-Yuputhimri[1]
leni1237  Linngithigh-Alngith[2]
AIATSIS[3]Y20 Anguthimri, Y26 Linngithigh, Y19 Yupangathi, Y14 Tjungundji, Y27 Ndra'ngith, Y32 Alnith
(plus Awngthim)

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 became extinct.[4]

Name[edit]

The name Anguthimri is not a synonym of Awngthim, though due to their similarity they have sometimes been confused.[5]

Phonology[edit]

The two dialects[which?] have the same sound inventory.[6]

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. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Anguthimri-Yangathimri-Yuputhimri". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Linngithigh-Alngith". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Y20 Anguthimri at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies  (see the info box for additional links)
  4. ^ Ernst Kausen (2005). "Australische Sprachen". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ Kenneth Hale, 1976, Phonological Developments in Particular Northern Paman Languages, pp.14