Dhangu-Djangu

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Budalpudal, Burada, Buralbural, Buratha, Dangu, Dhaangu, Dhangu, Dhangu’mi, Djangu, War-ramirri, Warameri, Waramiri, Warramiri, Warumeri, Yolngu-Matha, Yuulngu
Autonym
Dhangu-Djangu
Population

230 (2016 census). 67 Dhangu, 89 Gaalpu, 17 Rirratjingu, 58 Wangurri (2016 census).

Location

Northern Territory: Arnhem Land, Elcho island.

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Language Status

6b* (Threatened).

Dialects

Gaalpu (Kalbu), Wangurri, Ngaymil, Rirratjingu, Golumala.

Typology

SVO, SOV if O is a pronoun or deictic.

Language Use

Fewer children speak the language (Wurm 2007). Also use Djambarrpuyngu [djr] (Wurm 2007).

Language Development

Bible portions: 1977–1982.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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