Kungarakany language

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Kungarakany
Gungaragany
Koongurrukuñ
Native toAustralia
RegionNorthern Territory
EthnicityKungarakan people
Extinct1989, with the death of Madeline England
Macro-Gunwinyguan
  • Kungarakany
Dialects
  • Gungarakanj
  • ? Mukngirru
Language codes
ISO 639-3ggk
Glottologkung1259[1]
AIATSIS[2]N14
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  Kungarakany
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Kungarakany or Kungarakan (Gunerakan, Gungaragan, Gungarakanj, Kangarraga) is an extinct Australian language spoken in the Northern Territory. Mukngirru was likely a dialect. It became extinct after the last speaker, Madeline England, died in 1989.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kungarakany". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ N14 Kungarakany at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies