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Kunjen

A language of Australia

ISO 639-3kjn

Population  20 (1991 B. Sommer). 40 with some knowledge. Ethnic population: 300 (1991 Bruce Sommer).
Region  Queensland, Wrotham Park, Kowanyama, Edward River.
Language map  Northern Australia
Alternate names   Guguminjen, Kukumindjen
Dialects  Ulkulu, Oykangand (Olgol, Olgolo, Olgel, Ogondyan).
Classification  Australian, Pama-Nyungan, Paman, Central Pama
Language use  Shifting to Torres Strait Creole [tes]. Most also use other Aboriginal languages, English, or Kriol [rop].
Language development  Bible portions: 1967.
Comments  Nearly extinct.