Guwa language

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Guwa
Goa
Native toAustralia
Region"Karna–Mari fringe", Queensland
Extinct(date missing)
Pama–Nyungan
Language codes
ISO 639-3xgw
Glottologguwa1242[3]
AIATSIS[4]G9.1

Guwa (Goa) is an extinct and nearly unattested Australian Aboriginal language of Queensland. It was apparently close to Yanda.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RMW Dixon (2002), Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development, p xxxiii
  2. ^ Bowern, Claire. 2011. "How Many Languages Were Spoken in Australia?", Anggarrgoon: Australian languages on the web, December 23, 2011 (corrected February 6, 2012)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Guwa". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ a b Guwa at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies