Wik-Mungkan is an Australian language of the Paman group of the Pama-Nyungan language family spoken mainly at Aurukun on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula in the north of Queensland, Australia. The are about 400 native speakers of Wik-Mungkan, and a further 600 people who use is as a second language.
Wik-Mungkan is used in bilingual education in schools, a programme first introduced in 1973, then revived in 1993.
Transcriptions starting with a hyphen indicate that the letters appear only at the ends of words.
Information compiled by Wolfram Siegel
Information about the Wik-Mungkan language
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