|Extinct||2009, with the death of Willie Seaton|
Nyawaygi had the smallest number of consonants, 12, of any Australian language. It had 7 conjugations,[clarification needed] 3 open and 4 closed, the latter including monosyllabic roots, and, in this regard, conserved a feature of proto-Pama–Nyungan lost from contiguous languages.
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Nyawaygi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Y129 Nyawaygi at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
- Dixon, R. M. W. (1983). "Nyawagyi". In Dixon, Robert M. W.; Blake, Barry J. (eds.). Handbook of Australian Languages. Volume 3. John Benjamins Publishing. pp. 431–523. ISBN 978-9-027-27353-6.
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