Burduna language

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Burduna
Bayungu
Native to Australia
Region Henry and upper Lyndon rivers
Native speakers
2 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
bxn – Burduna (extinct?)
bxj – Bayungu (extinct)
Glottolog burd1238  (Burduna)[2]
bayu1240  (Bayungu)[3]
AIATSIS[1] W24 Purduna, W23 Payungu

Burduna (also spelled Boordoona, Budina, Budoona, Buduna, Poodena, Poordoona, Purduma, Purduna) and Bayungu (Payungu) is an aboriginal language, or pair of languages, of Western Australia. It is spoken in Henry and upper Lyndon rivers region. It is endangered or perhaps extinct.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Purduna at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies  (see the info box for additional links)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Burduna". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Bayungu". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.