Dhangu-Djangu

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Budalpudal, Burada, Buralbural, Buratha, Dangu, Dhaangu, Dhangu, Dhangu’mi, Djangu, Warameri, Waramiri, Warramiri, War-ramirri, Warumeri, Yolngu-Matha, Yuulngu
Population

270 (2006 census). 58 Djangu, 170 Gaalpu, 44 Wangurri (2006 census).

Location

Northern Territory: Arnhem Land, Elcho island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Gaalpu (Kalbu), Wangurri, Ngaymil, Rirratjingu, Golumala.

Typology

SVO, SOV if O is a pronoun or deictic.

Language Use

Children no longer speak the language (Wurm 2007). Also use Djambarrpuyngu [djr] (Wurm 2007).

Language Development
Bible portions: 1977–1982.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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