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Wunambal

A language of Australia

ISO 639-3wub

Population  20 (Schmidt 1991).
Region  Western Australia, Kalumburu, Wyndham and Mowanjum.
Language map  Northern Australia
Alternate names   Jeidji, Jeithi, Unambal, Wumnabal, Wunambullu, Yeidji, Yeithi
Dialects  Wunambal, Gambera, Miwa.
Classification  Australian, Wororan
Language use  People generally speak Kriol [rop]. Children may know some of the language, but most speak Kriol or English.
Language development  Grammar.
Comments  Different from Kwini [gww]. ‘Yeidji’ means ‘talk, speech’. Nearly extinct.
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