Jurruru language

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Jurruru
RegionPilbara, Western Australia
EthnicityTjuroro people
Extinct2 speakers left in 1967.
No speakers by 1986.[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tju
Glottologtjur1240[2]
AIATSIS[3]W33

Jurruru is an extinct Australian Aboriginal language formerly spoken in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Its name has also been spelt Chooraroo, Choororoo, Churoro, Djuroro, Djururo, Djurruru, Dyururu, Jururu, Thuraru, Tjororo, Tjuroro, Tjururo, and Tjururu.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Thieberger (1993).
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tjurruru". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ W33 Jurruru at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

References[edit]

  • Thieberger, Nicholas (1993). "Jurruru". Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal Languages South of the Kimberley Region. Pacific Linguistics.