Ngandi language

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Ngandi
Region Northern Territory
Native speakers
1 (2017)[1]
Arnhem
  • East Arnhem
    • Ngandi
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nid
Glottolog ngan1295[2]
AIATSIS[3] N90

Ngandi is a moribund Australian Aboriginal language of the Wilton River, Northern Territory. It is closely related to Nunggubuyu.

In 2017 the last fluent speaker of Ngandi, Cherry Wulumirr Daniels, began teaching the language to younger people at Ngukurr.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b James, Felicity (2017-04-16). "Future of endangered Indigenous language rests with youth". ABC News. Retrieved 2018-01-21. 
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ngandi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Ngandi at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies