Pallanganmiddang language

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Pallanganmiddang
Waywurru
Eastern Murray
Native to Australia
Extinct ca. 1800
Pama–Nyungan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pmd
Glottolog pall1243[1]
AIATSIS[2] S89*

Pallanganmiddang (Balangamida) is an extinct aboriginal language of the Upper Murray region of the north east of Victoria (Australia).

The language is not close to any other. Minjambuta may have been a dialect.

Phonology[edit]

Sounds[edit]

Consonant sounds
Labial Alveolar Retroflex Dental Palatal Velar
Stop p/b t/d ʈ/ɖ t̪/d̪ c/ɟ k/ɡ
Nasal m n (ɳ) (n̪) ɲ ŋ
Lateral l (ɭ) (l̪) (ʎ)
Rhotic r
Approximant w j

Vowels may be /a i u/[3]

Bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Pallanganmiddang". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Pallanganmiddang at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  3. ^ Blake, Reid, Barry J., Julie (1999). Pallanganmiddang: a language of the Upper Murray. pp. 18–19.