Marithiel

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Berringen, Maridhiel, Maridhiyel, Marithiyel, Marrithiyel, “Bringen” (pej.), “Brinken” (pej.)
Population

65, all users. L1 users: 15 (2006 census). L2 users: 50.

Location

Northern Territory: Bagot, Delissaville, Daly river and Roper river missions; south of Daly river and central Daly river.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Marithiel, Nganygit, Mare-Ammu (Mari-Ammu).

Language Use

Shifting to Kriol [rop].

Language Development
Grammar. Texts.
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