Daungwurrung language

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Daungwurrung
Taungurong
RegionVictoria
EthnicityTaungurung, ?Ngurelban
Extinct(date missing)
Pama–Nyungan
Language codes
ISO 639-3dgw
Glottologdaun1234[2]
AIATSIS[3]S37
Kulin Map.PNG
The five Kulin nations. Daungwurrung ('Taungurung') is in the northeast in green.

Daungwurrung (Taungurung, Dhagung-wurrung, Thagungwurrung) is the extinct Indigenous Australian language being revived by the Taungurung people of the Kulin Nation of Central Victoria. Daungwurrung was spoken north of the Great Dividing Range in the Goulburn River Valley around Mansfield, Benalla and Heathcote.

Ngurai-illamwurrung (Ngurraiillam) may have been a clan name, a dialect, or a closely related language.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. M. W. Dixon, Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development: v. 1 (Cambridge Language Surveys). Cambridge University Press, 2002. ISBN 978-0-521-47378-1
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Daungwurrung". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ S37 Daungwurrung at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  4. ^ S83 Ngurai-illamwurrung at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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