Kuthant language

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Kuthant
Garandi
Native to Australia
Region Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
Extinct (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xut
Glottolog kuth1240[1]
AIATSIS[2] G31

Kuthant, or Garandi, is an extinct Paman language of the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia.

Phonology[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Bilabial Dental Alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar
Stop p t (ʈ) c k
Nasal m n ɳ ɲ ŋ
Fricative ɣ
Trill r
Flap ɾ ɻ~ɽ
Approximant w j
Lateral l ɭ

[ʈ] is attested only in the sequence [ɳʈ] and in Kukatj loans.

Vowels[edit]

Front Front rounded Central Back
Non-low i iː ø øː ɨ ɨː u uː
Low a aː

Kuthant has two diphthongs: /ia/ and /ua/.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kuthant". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Kuthant at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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