Alyawarr

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Aljawara, Alyawarra, Alyawarre, Iliaura, Yowera
Autonym
Alyawarr
Population

1,550 (2016 census).

Location

Northern Territory; Queensland state: Sandover and Tennant creek areas.

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Language Status

5* (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Related to Western Arrarnte [are], Anmatyerre [amx], and Kaytetye [gbb].

Language Use

Also use English [eng], but with low proficiency.

Language Development

Literacy rate in L2: 40%. Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. Bible portions: 1994–2013.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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