Jawoyn language

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Jawoyn
Djauan
Region Arnhem Land, Australia
Ethnicity Jawoyn people
Native speakers
16 (2016 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Jawoyn
  • Genhinj'mi
  • Ngarla'mi
  • Lhetburrirt
  • Ngan-wirlang
Language codes
ISO 639-3 djn
Glottolog djau1244[2]
AIATSIS[3] N57

Jawoyn (Jawonj, Jawany, Djauan, Jawan, Jawony; Adowen, Gun-djawan), or Kumertuo, is an endangered Gunwinyguan language spoken by elders in Arnhem Land, Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ABS. "Census 2016, Language spoken at home by Sex (SA2+)". stat.data.abs.gov.au. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2017-10-29. 
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Djauan". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Jawoyn at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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