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Australasia and the Pacific
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Severely Endangered

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<12

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"In 1988, twelve fluent speakers were reported. There are fewer speakers today."

Year of info

2007

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Kriol

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"The members of the ethnic group understand the language when old people speak it, but they only speak the English-based lingua franca Kriol."

Critically Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

5

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Severely Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

20

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"About 10 speakers of the Pungupungu variety."

Year of info

2007

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Severely Endangered

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12

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Data for the number of native speakers comes from SIL (1988).

Year of info

2009

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Australia;

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2012

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-13.137203,130.284308

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  1. Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled by research teams at University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute for Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) at Eastern Michigan University
    2012. "Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled By Research Teams At University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute For Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) At Eastern Michigan University."
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    http://llmap.org
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  8. Daly Family Languages, Australia
    Tryon, Darrell T. 1974. "Daly Family Languages, Australia." 32: Canberra: Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University.
  9. Pungupungu and Wadyginy: Typologically Constrastive Dialects
    Tryon, Darrell T. 1980. "Pungupungu and Wadyginy: Typologically Constrastive Dialects." In Papers in Australian Linguistics No.~13: Contributions to Australian Linguistics, edited by Bruce Rigsby and Peter Sutton. 59: 277-287. Canberra: Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University.