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. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Herbert River". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Bowern, Claire. 2011. "How Many Languages Were Spoken in Australia?", Anggarrgoon: Australian languages on the web, December 23, 2011 (corrected February 6, 2012)

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