Kuuk Thayorre

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A language of Australia

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

210 (2016 census). Kuuk-Yak dialect recently extinct (Wurm 2007). Ethnic population: 350 (1982 A. Hall).

Location

Queensland state: west Cape York, between coleman and Edward rivers.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Kuuk-Yak.

Typology

SVO.

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Children are learning it (2011).

Language Development

Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. Bible portions: 1981.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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