Djaru language

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Djaru
Native toWestern Australia
Regionsoutheast Kimberley
EthnicityDjaru people
Native speakers
217 (2016 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Djaru (Tjaru)
  • Wawarl
  • Njininj (Nyininy)
Language codes
ISO 639-3ddj
Glottologjaru1254[2]
AIATSIS[3]K12

Djaru (Tjaru) is a Pama–Nyungan language spoken in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ABS. "Census 2016, Language spoken at home by Sex (SA2+)". stat.data.abs.gov.au. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Jaru". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ K12 Djaru at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies


Further reading[edit]

  • Tsunoda, T. (1980) The Djaru language of Kimberley, Western Australia, Pacific Lingusitics B-98, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.