Adnyamathanha

Print

A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Ad’n’amadana, Adynyamathanha, Anjimatana, Anjiwatana, Archualda, Atynyamatana, Benbakanjamata, Binbarnja, Gadjnjamada, Jandali, Kanjimata, Keydnjmarda, Mardala, Nimalda, Nuralda, Umbertana, Unyamootha, Wailbi, Wailpi, Waljbi, Wipie
Population

140 (2016 census).

Location

South Australia state: Nepabunna in Flinders ranges area.

Language Maps
Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

None known. Related to Guyani [gvy], Barngarla [bjb], Nugunu [nnv], and Narungga [nnr].

Language Use

All also use English [eng] (Wurm 2007).

Language Development

Videos. Dictionary. Texts. The Department of Education and Children’s Services developed a teaching framework and language learning material for Adnyamathanha between 2004 and 2005. By 2009, over 1,000 students were studying Adnyamathanha in 9 primary schools. Online educational resources available for students online (2018).

Page Views Left: