Marra

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Leelalwarra, Leelawarra, Maarra, Mala, Mara
Population

5 (2010 ELDP).

Location

Northern Territory: Arnhem Land, Roper river area.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

None known. Related to Wandarang [wnd].

Language Use

Also use English [eng], Kriol [rop].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. Ngukurr Community Education Centre was running a language program in 2006. Mara is being taught at the Ngukurr Language Centre to children at the Early Learning Centre up to Grade 6 (2016).
Other Comments

Intermarry with Yanyuwa [jao].

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