Djinba

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A language of Australia

Population

70 (2016 census). 14 Djinba, 54 Ganalbingu, 3 Mandjalpingu (2016 census).

Location

Northern Territory: Arnhem Land, southeast adjoining Djinang area, Ngangalala.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Ganalbingu, Dabi, Mandjalpingu. Lexical similarity: 60% with Djinang [dji].

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Also use Djambarrpuyngu [djr], Djinang [dji]. Used as L2 by Djinang [dji], Ritharrngu [rit].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Texts.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Intermarry with the Djinang [dji].

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