Badjiri language

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Native toAustralia
Extinct(date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3jbi

Badjiri is an extinct language of Australia. It is often assumed to be a dialect of Ngura, but the data are poor, and Ngura is not a coherent language. Bowern (2001) thinks it is probably not a Karnic language (which some of the Ngura "dialects" are); Bowern (2011) lists it as Maric.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Badjiri". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Badjiri at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Dixon, R. M. W. 2002. Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development. Cambridge University Press
  • Bowern, Claire (2001). "Karnic classification revisited". In J Simpson; et al. Forty years on. Canberra Pacific Linguistics. pp. 245–260. Archived from the original on 2012-05-20.

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