Jaru

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Djaru, Jaroo, Tjaru, Wawari
Population

360 (2006 census).

Location

Western Australia, southeast Kimberley region, Halls Creek, Ringers Soak; Northern Territory, southeast of Gurinji [gue] area.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Djaru, Nyininy.

Language Use

Children speak Kriol [rop] or Aboriginal English [eng] (Wurm 2007). Mainly adults.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.