Lamu-Lamu language

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Lamu-Lamu
Mba Rumbathama
Native to Australia
Region Queensland
Ethnicity Lamalama
Native speakers
3 (2016 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lby
Glottolog lamu1254[2]
AIATSIS[3] Y136

Lamu-Lamu (Lama-Lama), also known by the clan name Mba Rumbathama, is a Paman language of Queensland, Australia.

Lamalama is one of four languages once spoken by the Lamalama people, the others being Umbuygamu, Mbariman-Gudinhma, and Umbindhamu.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2016, Language spoken at home by Sex (SA2+)". stat.data.abs.gov.au. ABS. Retrieved 2017-10-30. 
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Lamu-Lamu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ a b Lamu-Lamu at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies