Language: Mudburra


Subclassification references
Comments on subclassification

Claire Bowern and Quentin Atkinson 2012: 834-836 Positive evidence for an Eastern Ngumpin branch is lacking in Patrick McConvell and Mary Laughren 2004

Retired in ISO 639-3: Split into Karranga [xrq] and Mudburra [dmw]

  • Change request: 2012-073
  • ISO 639-3: mwd
  • Name: Mudbura
  • Reason: split
  • Effective: 2013-01-23

Excerpt from change request document:

Dr. Bowern supports the judgement by Patrick McConvell that treats Karranga as a separate language (see

We believe that Dr. Bowern's research and expertise on languages of Australia, as well as the support of the sources listed below are sufficient to define this as a distinct language.


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