Kayardild

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Gajadilt, Gajardild, Gayadilt, Gayardild, Gayardilt, Kaiadilt, Malununda
Population

8 (2016 census). Ethnic population: 25 (2006 census).

Location

Queensland state: Gulf of Carpentaria, Mornington Island.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Elderly only.

Language Development

Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. The Kaiadilt community and Mirndiyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation are running a Kayardild language revival program.

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