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Yawuru

A language of Australia

ISO 639-3ywr

Population  30 (2001 K. Hosokawa).
Region  Western Australia, coast south of Broome and inland.
Language map  Australia, reference number 14
Alternate names   Jaudjibara, Jawadjag, Jawdjibaia, Jawdjibara, Winjawindjagu, Yaudijbaia, Yaudjibara, Yawjibara
Dialects  Northern Yawuru, Southern Coastal Yawuru, Eastern Inland Yawuru. Related to Nyigina [nyh], Warrwa [wwr], Nimanbur [nmp], Dyaberdyaber [dyb], Nyulnyul [nyv], Bardi [bcj].
Classification  Australian, Nyulnyulan
Language use  None use it as L1.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar.
Comments  Fishermen; hunters. Nearly extinct.
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