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Kuuku-Ya’u

A language of Australia

ISO 639-3kuy

Population  21 (1996 census).
Region  Queensland, northeastern Cape York Peninsula south of Temple Bay.
Language map  Northern Australia
Alternate names   Bagadji, Koko-Ja’o, Kokoyao, Pakadji, Ya’o, Gugu Yau
Classification  Australian, Pama-Nyungan, Paman, Northeastern Pama
Language use  Also use Torres Strait Creole [tes].
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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