Dyirbalic languages

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Herbert River
Linguistic classification: Pama–Nyungan
  • Dyirbalic
Glottolog: herb1234[1]
Dyirbalic languages (green) among other Pama–Nyungan (tan)

The Dyirbalic languages are a group of languages forming a branch of the Pama–Nyungan family. They are:

At least one of the Lower Burdekin languages, Yuru, may belong to the Nyawaygic branch.[2]


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Herbert River". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Bowern, Claire. 2011. "How Many Languages Were Spoken in Australia?", Anggarrgoon: Australian languages on the web, December 23, 2011 (corrected February 6, 2012)