This is the subcategory for languages native to Australia and the Torres Straits Islands. There are approximately 258 known languages in this family, a large percentage of which are endangered or extinct. The major families of languages that will be found underneath this category are: Bunaban Burarran Daly Djamindjungan Djeragan Enindhilyagwa Gagudjuan Garawan Gungaraganyan Gunwingguan Laragiyan Mangerrian Maran Nyulnyulan Pama-Nyungan Tiwian West Barkly Wororan Yiwaidjan
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Aboriginal Languages of Australia
Guide to internet resources for Australian indigenous languages.
Small dictionary of Arrernte words for animals and objects with links to a language map of the region and additional Arrernte vocabulary lists.
Australian Languages Links
Links, maps and specialty pages for Australian languages.
Australian Linguistic Society
Details on the Australian Linguistic Society including information on membership, mailing list, projects, conferences and links to related sites.
Dyirbal in Assimilation
Essay by Jan Wohlgemut discussing the social surroundings and grammatical change of present-day Dyirbal as compared to the language Dixon described in 1968.
Vocabulary of the Kutthung or Kattang dialect once spoken along the southern bank of the Karuah river and south shore of Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia.
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