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MABUIAG ( KALA LAGAW YA, Yagar Yagar, Kala Lagau Langgus, Langus, Kala Lagaw )

Spoken by 3,000 to 4,000 people, in western Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia.
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Lord's Prayer
Lord's Prayer

Note: Mabuiag Island (aka "Mabuyag Island", also formerly "Jervis Island") is an island in the Bellevue Islands, 100km North of Thursday Island Queensland, Australia in the Napoleon Passage and Arnolds Passage Torres Strait. This island is one of the Torres Strait Islands, originally named by Captain William Bligh, "Jervis Island", and so labelled on early English language maps.

Source: "Evangelia Iesu Keriso Mataion Minarpalaizinga" - The Gospel of Matthew in Mabuiag, British and Foreign Bible Society (1900) - PDF Document
http://books.google.com/books?id=FY4NAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA204&dq=tusi+kap&lr=#PPA2,M1
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