Galaagu language

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Native to Australia
Region Western Australia
Extinct (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kba
Glottolog kala1379[1]

Galaagu, also spelled Kalarko and Kallaargu (and also known as Malpa), is a Pama–Nyungan language of Western Australia. It has recently been classified as the closest relative of the Nyungar languages.[3]

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  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kalarko". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Galaagu at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  3. ^ Bowern, Claire. 2011. "How Many Languages Were Spoken in Australia?", Anggarrgoon: Australian languages on the web, December 23, 2011 (corrected February 6, 2012)