|Ethnicity||Dja Dja Wurrung people|
The five Kulin nations. Djadjawurrung is in the northwest in blue.
Djadjawurrung (also Jaara, Ngurai-illam-wurrung) is one of the extinct Indigenous Australian languages spoken by the Jaara also known as Dja Dja Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation of Central Victoria. Djadjawurrung was spoken by 16 clans around Murchison, the central highlands region, east to Woodend, west to the Pyrenees, north to Boort and south to the Great Dividing Range.
|Stop||⟨p⟩ p||⟨t⟩ t||⟨rt⟩ ʈ||⟨tj⟩, ⟨yt⟩ c [a]||⟨k⟩ k|
|Nasal||⟨m⟩ m||⟨n⟩ n||⟨rn⟩ ɳ||⟨ny⟩, ⟨yn⟩ ɲ [a]||⟨ng⟩ ŋ|
|Lateral||⟨l⟩ l||⟨rl⟩ ɭ||⟨ly⟩, ⟨yl⟩ ʎ [a]|
|Rhotic||⟨rr⟩ r||⟨r⟩ ɽ [b]|
|Approximant||⟨w⟩ w||⟨y⟩ j|
- The spellings ⟨ny⟩ and ⟨ly⟩ are spelled as ⟨yn⟩ and ⟨yl⟩ in syllable-final position, ⟨tj⟩ can also be spelled ⟨yt⟩ if it is an unreleased stop (it is simply spelt as ⟨tj⟩ released).
- The retroflex rhotic may be an approximant, or a flap.
- R. M. W. Dixon, Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development: v. 1 (Cambridge Language Surveys). Cambridge University Press, 2002. ISBN 978-0-521-47378-1
- S31.1 Djadjawurrung at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
- Blake, Barry J. "Dialects of Western Kulin, Western Victoria Yartwatjali, Tjapwurrung, Djadjawurrung" (PDF). Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- Blake, Barry. 2016
- Bibliography of Djadja Wurrung people and language resources, at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
- Dialects of Western Kulin, Western Victoria Yartwatjali, Tjapwurrung, Djadjawurrung
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