Ngarla

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Gnalla, Kudjunguru, Ngala, Ngalana, Ngerla, Ngirla, Ngurla
Population

No known L1 speakers (2010 P. Austin). Last speaker, Alexander Brown, died on November 5, 2010.

Location

Western Australia: Grey river, Kudingaranga, Mulyie, Pardoo, Solitary island, Taluirina pool, Tjaljaranja, Yarrie.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Typology

Unconstrained word order; dual number; ergative case-marking (7 cases); verb affixes mark person and number; antipassive and reciprocal; tense and mood; causatives; 17 consonants and 6 vowels (3 short and 3 long); stress on initial syllable.

Language Development
Dictionary.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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