Murrinh-Patha

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Garama, Murinbada, Murinbata
Population

1,830 (2006 census).

Location

Northern Territory, Port Keats area, Wadeye.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Murrinhdiminin, Murrinhkura, Murrinhpatha.

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Children learn it as L1 (Wurm 2007). Used as L2 by Marti Ke [zmg].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1982–1990.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].