Warray language

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Warray
Native to Australia
Region Adelaide River, Northern Territory.
Extinct ca. 2000
Arnhem
Dialects
  • Waray
  • ?Wulwulam = Ngorrkkowo?
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wrz
Glottolog wara1290  Waray[1]
wulw1234  Wulwulam[2]
AIATSIS[3] N25

Warray (Waray) was an Australian language spoken in the Adelaide River area of the Northern Territory.

Wulwulam may have been a dialect. Ngorrkkowo may have been another name for Wulwulam.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Waray". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Wulwulam". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Warray at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  4. ^ Dixon, R. M. W. (2002). Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development. Cambridge University Press. p. xl.