Gulunggulu is a non-Pama Nyungan language of the Worrorran family, tentatively placed in Northern Worrorran, along with Miwa K44; Gunin/Kwini K36; Gambera K39; Wilawila K35; Yiiji K32 and Wunambal K22 (McGregor and Rumsey, 2009:8).
This name is mentioned in McGregor (2004) but it is not clear what information, if any, is available on this language. McGregor and Rumsey (2009:1, 4) say there are 'a few speakers'. Tindale (1974: 260) lists Kulunggulu under Wenambal K27 as a 'northern horde name'.
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McGregor, William. 1988 Handbook of Kimberley Languages. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. © Author.
AIATSIS gratefully acknowledge William McGregor for permission to use his material in AUSTLANG.
Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.
Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).