Marti Ke

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Magadige, Magati Gair, Magati-Ge, Mati Ke
Population

3 (2001 I. Alexander). 50 L2 speakers. Ethnic population: 100.

Location

Northern Territory, Wadeye, coast south from Moyle river estuary to Port Keats, southwest of Darwin.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Similar to Maringarr [zmt] and Marithiel [mfr].

Language Use

Older adults. Some also use Murrinh Patha [mwf], English [eng], or Kriol [rop].