Wambaya

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Umbaia, Wambaia, Wambaja, Wombya, Wom-By-A, Yumpia
Population

89 (2006 census).

Location

Northern Territory, Barkly tableland, Limmen bight and McArthur rivers headwaters; east of Lake Woods.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Binbinga (Binbinka), Gudandji, Wambaya. Dialects inherently intelligible. (Black 1983).

Language Use

Shifting to Kriol [rop].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.