Djinang

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Jandijinung
Population

220 (2006 census). 170 Djinang, 43 Wulaki (2006 census).

Location

Northern Territory, Arnhem Land, Ramingining, Goyder, and Blyth rivers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Balurbi, Djadiwitjibi, Manyarring, Mildjingi, Murrungun, Wulaki (Wurlaki).

Language Use

Some also use Djinba [djb], Gupapuyngu [guf], Djambarrpuyngu [djr], Dhuwal [duj], or English [eng]. Wulaki dialect speakers also use Burarra [bvr].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1985–1987.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Intermarry with the Djinba [djb].