Warrgamay language

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Warrgamay
Biyay
RegionNortheast Queensland
EthnicityWarakamai, Biyaygiri
Extinct(3 speakers in 1981)
Dialects
  • Warrgamay
  • Biyay (Biyaygiri) 1[1]
  • Biyay 2[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3wgy
Glottologwarr1255[3]
AIATSIS[2]Y134

Warrgamay is an extinct Australian Aboriginal language of northeast Queensland. It was closely related to Dyirbal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dixon, R. M. W. (2002). Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development. Cambridge University Press. p. xxxiii.
  2. ^ a b Y134 Warrgamay at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Warrgamay". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.