Tharawal language

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Tharawal
Dharawal
Region New South Wales, Australia
Ethnicity Tharawal, Thaua
Revival 27 self-identified speakers (2016 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tbh
Glottolog thur1254[2]
AIATSIS[3] S59

The Tharawal language (Thurawal, Dharawal, Wodiwodi) is an extinct Australian Aboriginal language of New South Wales.

Traditional lands of Australian Aboriginal tribes around Sydney, New South Wales.[4]

Phonology[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Labial Velar Alveolar Dental Palatal
Stop b ɡ d ɟ
Nasal m ŋ n ɲ
Lateral l
Rhotic r
Approximant w j

Vowels[edit]

Vowels are phonemically /a i u/.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2016, Language spoken at home by Sex (SA2+)". stat.data.abs.gov.au. ABS. Retrieved 2017-10-30. 
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Thurawal". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Tharawal at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  4. ^ This map is indicative only.
  5. ^ Eades, Diana K. (1976). The Dharawal and Dhurga Languages of the New South Wales South Coast. 

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