Kugu Nganhcara language

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Kugu-Muminh
Wik-Muminh
Native to Australia
Region Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
Coordinates 14°4′S 141°43′E / 14.067°S 141.717°E / -14.067; 141.717
Native speakers
30 (2005)[1]
Dialects
  • Muminh
  • Uwanh
  • Mu'inh
  • Ugbanh
  • Yi'anh
  • Iiyanh
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
xmh – Kuku-Muminh
uwa – Kuku-Uwanh
xmq – Kuku-Mangk? (unattested)
xmp – Kuku-Mu’inh
ugb – Kuku-Ugbanh
wua – Kugu-Nganhcara
wij – Wik-Iiyanh
Glottolog kuku1287  Kuku[2]
wikn1246  Wikngenchera[3]
wiki1239  Wik-Iiyanh[4]
AIATSIS[1] Y59

Kugu-Muminh (Wik-Muminh), also known as Kugu- or Wik-Nganhcara (Wikngenchera), is a Paman language spoken on the Cape York Peninsula of Queensland, Australia, by several of the Wik peoples. There are multiple dialects, only two of which are still spoken: Kugu-Muminh itself, and Kugu-Uwanh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kugu-Muminh at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kuku". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Wikngenchera". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Wik-Iiyanh". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.