Mudbura language

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Native toNorthern Territory, Australia
RegionVictoria River to Barkly Tablelands
EthnicityMudbura, Kwarandji
Native speakers
92 (2016 census)[1]
Mudbura Sign Language
Language codes
ISO 639-3dmw

Mudbura (Mudburra), also known as Pinkangama, is an aboriginal language of Australia.

McConvell suspects Karrangpurru was a dialect of Mudburra because people said it was similar. However, it is undocumented and thus formally unclassifiable.[1]

Sign language[edit]

The Mudbura has (or had) a well-developed signed form of their language.[3]


  1. ^ a b c C25 Mudbura at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mudburra". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Kendon, A. (1988) Sign Languages of Aboriginal Australia: Cultural, Semiotic and Communicative Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press