Wadjiginy

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Bachamal, Batjamalh, Patjtjamalh, Wagaydy, Wogaity
Population

5 (2005 AUSTLANG). Ethnic group members understand the language when old people speak it, but use Kriol [rop] as L1 (Wurm 2007).

Location

Northern Territory: southwest of Darwin along coast and inland along Finniss river.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Pungupungu (Kandjerramal, Kuwama, Patjtjamalh).

Language Use

Ethnic group members speak Kriol [rop]. Elderly.

Language Development
Dictionary. Texts.
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