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Gabi-Gabi (Gubbi-Gubbi) is an extinct language of Queensland in Australia. For example, "Wunya ngulum" means "Welcome, everyone" in the Gabi-Gabi.[4]

Gabi
Kabikabi
Gubbi Gubbi
Region Queensland
Ethnicity Kabi people
Native speakers
24 of the Batyala dialect (2016 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Gabi-Gabi (Dippil)
  • Badjala (Batyala, Butchulla)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
gbw – Gabi-Gabi
xby – Batyala
Glottolog kabi1260[2]
AIATSIS[3] E29 Gubbi Gubbi, E30 Butchulla

ReferencesEdit

  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). "Kabikabi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Gubbi Gubbi at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies  (see the info box for additional links)
  4. ^ "Say G'day in an Indigenous Language". slq.qld.gov.au/. State Library of Queensland. 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 

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