Ayabadhu language

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Native to Australia
Region Cape York Peninsula, Queensland; north of Coleman River, south of Coen.
Extinct (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ayd
Glottolog ayab1239[1]

Ayabadhu (Ayapathu), or Badhu, is an extinct Australian aboriginal language of the Paman family spoken on the Cape York Peninsula of Queensland, Australia.[3]


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ayabadhu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Ayabadhu at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  3. ^ Verstraete, Jean-Christophe & Rigsby, Bruce (2015). A Grammar and Lexicon of Yintyingka. Walter de Gruyter. p. 17. ISBN 978-1-5015-0071-8.