Kalau Lagau Ya
Western Torres Strait
Mabuiag
Region Western and Central Torres Strait Islands, Queensland
Ethnicity Kulkalgal, Maluigal
(Torres Strait Islanders)
Speakers
957 (2016 census)
Family
Pama–Nyungan
  • Kalau Lagau Ya
Dialects
  • Kalau Lagau Ya, alt. Kalaw Lagaw Ya
  • Kalau Kawau Ya, alt. Kalaw Kawaw Ya
  • Kulkalgau Ya
  • Kaiwaligau Ya
Sign Lang.
Western Torres Strait Islander Sign Language
AreaQueensland, Western Torres Strait Islands, Mabuiag, Badu, Moa, Kubin, Saibai, Boigu, Dauan, Yam, Sue, Yorke, Coconut, Thursday, Bamaga Islands; Townsville.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 mwp
Glottolog kala1377
AIATSIS Y1
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Range of Kalau Lagau Ya (orange) in the Torres Strait
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