Bayali language

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Extinct(date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3bjy (includes unrelated Darambal)

Bayali (Biyali, Baiali) is an extinct language of Queensland in Australia, spoken in the Rockhampton area. It has been classified together with Darumbal as a Kingkel language, but the two are not close, and Bowern (2011) reclassified Darumbal as a Maric language.

Map of traditional lands of Aboriginal people around Mackay, Rockhampton and Gladstone Queensland.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bayali". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ E42 Bayali at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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