Djiwarli

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Djiwali, Djwarli, Jivali, Jiwali, Jiwarli, Tivali, Tjiwali, Tjiwarli
Population

No known L1 speakers. The last speaker, Jack Butler, died in 1986.

Location

Western Australia state: Ashburton river, Elliott creek, Henry river, Lyons river, Mount Florry, Mount Hamlet, Yannarie river.

Language Status

10 (Extinct).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Thiin [iin].

Language Development

Dictionary. Texts.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Ruhlen (1987) classifies it in a separate Mantharda group.

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