Janday language

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Native to Australia
Region Stradbroke Island
Extinct (date missing)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jan
Glottolog None

Jandai[2][3] is the language of Quandamooka Country, Queensland. Spoken by members of the Nunukul, the Goenpul and the Ngugi people, now only few members still speak it. Other names and spellings are Coobenpil; Djandai; Djendewal; Dsandai; Goenpul; Janday; Jendairwal; Jundai; Koenpel; Noogoon; Tchandi.[4]


  1. ^ a b Jandai at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  2. ^ Minjerribah Moorgumpin Elder-in Council Jandai Language Dictionary. Dunwich, Queensland, Australia: Minjerribah Moorgumpin Elder-in Council Aboriginal Corporation. 2011. ISBN 9780987096609. 
  3. ^ Other names and spellings are Djandai, Jundai, Dsandai, Tchandi; Jendairwal, Djendewal; Koenpel, Goenpul, Coobenpil; Noogoon.
  4. ^ "Jandai". MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships. Retrieved 21 June 2017.