Maningrida languages

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Maningrida
Burarran
Geographic
distribution
Northern Territory
Linguistic classification Arnhem languages
  • Maningrida
Subdivisions
Glottolog mani1293  (Maningrida)[1]
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Maningrida languages (purple), among other non-Pama-Nyungan languages (grey)

Maningrida, also known as Burarran, is a small family of Australian Aboriginal languages spoken in northern Australia. It includes four languages, none closely related:

Green established the family by reconstructing the tense–aspect–mood inflections of Proto-Maningrida, and demonstrated common developments that set them apart from other Arnhem languages.[2][3]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Maningrida". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Green 2003, pp. 369–424.
  3. ^ Koch 2004, p. 44.

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