Kitja

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Gidja, Kidja, Kija
Population

210 (2006 census).

Location

Western Australia, near Hall’s and Turkey creeks.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly most similar to Miriwung [mep].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Shifting to Kriol [rop]; children speak Kriol as their L1 (Wurm 2007).

Language Development
Dictionary. Bible portions: 1978.
Other Comments

Nomadic.