The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It was superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005). See also the corresponding entry in the 16th edition (2009).
SIL code: NYS
ISO 639-2: aus
|Population||No estimate available.|
|Classification||Australian, Pama-Nyungan, South-West, Nyungar.|
|Comments||Recently extinct. Former Nyungar languages: Tjapanmay, Karlamay, Pipelman, Ngatjumay, Kwetjman, Mirnong, Kaniyang. There are about 8,000 people who are descended from the Nyunga and speak a mixture of English and Nyunga. They are sometimes called 'Noonga', 'Noongar', or 'Noogar', and their speech 'Neo-Nyunga.' Extinct.|
This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
Grimes, Barbara F. (ed.), 2000. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Fourteenth edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Online version: http://www.ethnologue.com/14.