Jurruru language

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Not to be confused with Jururu language (Brazil).
Jurruru
Region Pilbara, Western Australia
Extinct 2 speakers left in 1967.
No speakers by 1986.[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tju
Glottolog tjur1240[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. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tjurruru". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ 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.