Bindal language

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Native toAustralia
EthnicityBindal people
Extinct(date missing)
  • (unclassified,
    possibly Maric)
    • Bindal
Language codes
ISO 639-3xbd
Glottologbind1237  see Lower Burdekin languages[1]

Bindal is an Australian Aboriginal language of Queensland. Bowern[3] suggests that it might have been a Maric language. Breen[2] presumes that one of two Lower Burdekin languages, which he concluded were not Maric, is Bindal. (See Lower Burdekin languages for more information.)


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bindalic". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ a b E61 Bindal at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  3. ^ Bowern, Claire. 2011. "How Many Languages Were Spoken in Australia?", Anggarrgoon: Australian languages on the web, December 23, 2011 (corrected February 6, 2012)

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