Maringarr

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Marenggar, Maringa
Population

30 (Black 1983).

Location

Northern Territory south of Moyle river, southwest of Darwin.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Maranunggu (Maramanunggu, Marranunga, Merranunggu, Warrgat). May be intelligible with other Bringen languages. Lexical similarity: 40% with Mullukmulluk [mpb] and Murrinh-Patha [mwf].

Language Use

Shifting to Kriol [rop] (Wurm 2007). Also use Kriol [rop].

Language Development
Dictionary.