Kungarakany language

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Kungarakany
Gungaragany
Native to Australia
Region Northern Territory.
Extinct 1989, with the death of Madeline England
Arnhem
  • Kungarakany
Dialects
  • Gungarakanj
  • ? Mukngirru
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ggk
Glottolog kung1259[1]
AIATSIS[2] N14
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  Kungarakany
(at left of colored area)

Kungarakany (Gunerakan, Gungaragan, Gungarakanj, Kangarraga, Kungarakan) 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; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Kungarakany". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Kungarakany at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies