Thayore

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Behran, Gugudayor, Kuktayor, Kukudayore, Kuuk Thaayoore, Kuuk Thaayorre, Taior, Thaayore, Thayorre
Population

29 (2006 census), decreasing. Kuuk-Yak dialect recently extinct (Wurm 2007). Ethnic population: 350 (1982 A. Hall).

Location

Queensland, west Cape York, between Edward and Coleman rivers.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Kuuk-Yak.

Typology

SVO

Language Use

Children are learning it (2011).

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1981.