Nyiyaparli language

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Nyiyaparli
"Nijadali"
Native to Western Australia
Native speakers
3  (2005 & 2006 census)[1]
(census data seem to be repeated for Jauna & Palyku)[1]
Dialects
Palyku
Jauna
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
nad – Nijadali
xny – Nyiyaparli (duplicate code)[3]
Glottolog nija1241[4]
AIATSIS[1] A50

Nyiyaparli (Nyiyabali, Njijabali), or misspelled Nijadali, is a nearly extinct Pama–Nyungan language spoken by the Palyku (Bailko) and Jauna (Jana) people of Western Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Nyiyaparli at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  2. ^ Bowern & Koch (2004) Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method
  3. ^ The "d" in "Nijadali" is apparently a typo for "b"
  4. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Nijadali". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.