Djinang

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Jandijinung
Population

210 (2006 census). 170 Djinang, 43 Wulaki (2006 census).

Location

Northern Territory: Arnhem Land, Blyth, Goyder, and Ramingining rivers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Djadiwitjibi, Mildjingi, Wulaki (Wurlaki), Balurbi, Murrungun, Manyarring.

Language Use

Also use Burarra [bvr], Dhuwal [dwu], Djambarrpuyngu [djr], Djinba [djb], English [eng], Gupapuyngu [guf]. Used as L2 by Djinba [djb].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1985–1987.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Intermarry with the Djinba [djb].