Ngarrindjeri

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Narinjari, Narrinjeri, Narrinyeri, Ngarinyeri, Yaralde
Population

No known L1 speakers. Last speaker died in the 1960s. Ethnic population: 310 (2016 census).

Location

South Australia state.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Language Use

All also use English [eng].

Language Development

Dictionary. Bible portions: 1864. Narungga People’s Language Project is promoting language revitalization. Several schools in the state of South Australia offer Narrinyeri as part of their Language Other than English (LOTE) program.

Writing

Latin script [Latn], no longer in use.

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