Where on earth do they speak Kala Lagaw Ya?

< Back

Language: Kala Lagaw Ya
Number of speakers: 1210
Language code: mwp
Alternate names: Central Torres Strait, Kala Lagau Langgus, Kala Lagaw, Kala Lagaw Ya, Kala Yagaw Ya, Langus, Mabuiag, Yagar Yagar
Where spoken: Australia

More Information

  • Language classification: Australian, Pama-Nyungan, Kala Lagaw Ya
  • Dialects: Kalaw Kawaw
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Queensland, Western Torres Strait islands, Mabuiag, Badu, Moa, Kubin, Saibai, Boigu, Dauan, Yam, Sue, Yorke, Coconut, Thursday, Bamaga Islands; Townsville, Brisbane.