Gunwinggu

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Bininj Gun-Wok, Gunawitji, Gunwinjgu, Gunwinygu, Kuninjku, Kunwinjku
Population

1,140 (2006 census). 7 Gundjeipme, 40 Gunei, 920 Gunwinggu, 170 Mayali (2006 census).

Location

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

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Gumadir, Muralidban, Gunei (Kune), Gundjeipme (Gundjeihmi), Mayali.

Language Use

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

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

Latin script [Latn].

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