Ngan’gityemerri

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Moil, Ngangi-Tjemerri, Tyemeri
Population

180 (2006 census). Ngenkiwumerri dialect is endangered, moving towards seriously endangered (Wurm 2007).

Location

Northern Territory, Mission, Tipperary Station, Flora and Daly rivers junction, Daly river.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Nangikurrunggurr (Nangikurunggurr, Ngangikarangurr, Ngankikurrunkurr, Ngenkikurrunggur), Ngan’gimerri, Ngan’giwumirri (Ngangi-Wumeri, Ngenkiwumerri). Ngan’giwumirri dialect is 84% similar with other dialects.

Language Use

Main language in Daly River group. Also use English [eng], Kriol [rop].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.