Gunwinggu

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Gunawitji, Gunwinjgu, Kuninjku, Kunwinjku, Mayali
Population

1,220 (2006 census).

Location

Northern Territory, Arnhem Land, Oenpelli, Maningrida, Croker Island.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Gumadir, Gundjeipme, Gunei (Kune), Muralidban, Naiali.

Language Use

Many domains. Some children. Used as L2 by Dalabon [ngk], Djeebbana [djj], Guragone [gge], Maung [mph], Rembarunga [rmb].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1942–1993.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].