Yotayotic languages

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Linguistic classificationPama–Nyungan
  • Southeastern
    • Victorian
      • Eastern Victoria
        • Yotayotic
yort1237  (covered by Yotayota)[1]
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Yotayotic languages (green) among other Pama–Nyungan (tan)

The Yotayotic languages are a pair of languages of the Pama–Nyungan family, Yotayota and Yabula-Yabula.[2] Dixon (2002) classified them as two separate families, but per Bowe & Morey (1999)[3] Glottolog considers them to be dialects of a single language.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yorta Torta". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Bowern, Claire. 2011. "How Many Languages Were Spoken in Australia?", Anggarrgoon: Australian languages on the web, December 23, 2011 (corrected February 6, 2012)
  3. ^ Heather Bowe and Stephen Morey. 1999. The Yorta Yorta (Bangerang) Language of the Murray Goulborn including Yabula Yabula. (Pacific Linguistics: Series C, 154.) Canberra: Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University.
  • Dixon, R. M. W. 2002. Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development. Cambridge University Press