Nunggubuyu

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Nunggubuju, Wubuy, Yingkwira
Population

280 (2016 census).

Location

Northern Territory: east Arnhem Land, Numbulwar.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Children understand it, but speak Kriol [rop]. Most also use Kriol [rop]. The younger generation speaks Kriol. Used as L2 by Ritharrngu [rit].

Language Development

Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. NT: 2007.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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