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Wadjiginy, also known as Wagaydy, is an unclassified Australian Aboriginal language, perhaps an isolate.
Wadjiginy (Wadyiginy, Wagaydy, Wogaity) is the name of the people; the language is Patjtjamalh (Batjamalh, Batytyamalh).
Wadjiginy is not known to be related to any other language, though it has borrowed grammatical and lexical material from neighboring Northern Daly languages. Tryon (1987) notes that it is 80% cognate with Pungupungu (AKA Kandjerramalh (Kenderramalh), Kuwema), but there are serious grammatical differences that prevent them from being considered dialects.
- Wadjiginy at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
- Wadjiginy at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (see the info box for additional links)
- Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Wadjiginy". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
- Kuwema is also a name of the Tyaraity dialect of Malak-Malak, and Pungupungu is now used as a name of Malak-Malak proper
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