Djinang

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Jandijinung
Population

210 (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

Wulaki dialect speakers also use Burarra [bvr]. Also use Dhuwal [duj], Djambarrpuyngu [djr], Djinba [djb], English [eng], Gupapuyngu [guf]. Used as L2 by Djinba [djb].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1985–1987.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Intermarry with the Djinba [djb].