Garadjari language

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Garadjari
Region Western Australia
Native speakers
10? (2005) to 28 (2006 census)[1]
Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3 gbd
Glottolog kara1476[2]
AIATSIS[1] A64

Garadjari (many other spellings; see below) is an Australian Aboriginal language spoken by the Karajarri people.

Name[edit]

The name has many spelling variants, including:

  • Garadjari (used by A Grammar of Garadjari)
  • Garadjiri
  • Garadyari
  • Garadyaria
  • Gard'are
  • Karadjeri (used by Ethnologue)
  • Karajarri (used by the Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal languages and is the spelling selected by the Karajarri people for their native title claims[3][4])
  • Karatjarri (used by Australian Languages)
  • Karatyarri
  • Karrajarra
  • Karrajarri

Kurajarra / Guradjara is sometimes confused with Garadjari, but it appears to have been a separate language.[1]

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