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Kwini

A language of Australia

ISO 639-3gww

Population  50 (Black 1983).
Region  Western Australia, Kalumburu.
Language map  Northern Australia
Alternate names   Cuini, Gunin, Gwiini, Gwini, Kunan, Wunambal
Classification  Australian, Wororan
Language use  Few children.
Language development  Grammar.
Comments  Known in the area as ‘Kwini’, the name of the people; ‘Goonan’ (Kunan) name of the language. ‘Gwini’ is Wunambal word for ‘east’ and was used by some people to refer to Gunin and Yeidji. Nearly extinct.