Jawoyn language

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Jawoyn
Djauan
Region Arnhem Land, Australia
Ethnicity Jawoyn people
Native speakers
20? (2005) to 42 (2006 census)[1]
Dialects
Jawoyn
Genhinj'mi
Ngarla'mi
Lhetburrirt
Ngan-wirlang
Language codes
ISO 639-3 djn
Glottolog djau1244[2]
AIATSIS[1] N57

Jawoyn (Jawonj, Jawany, Djauan, Jawan, Jawony; Adowen, Gun-djawan), or Kumertuo, is an endangered Gunwinyguan language spoken by elders in Arnhem Land, Australia.

References[edit]

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

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