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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

175

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Non-monolingual speakers

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Year of info

2010

Location and Context

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Location description

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Government support

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Standard orthography

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Other writing systems

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Severely Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

60

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Ethnic Population

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Non-monolingual speakers

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Year of info

2012

Location and Context

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

592

Domains of Use

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More about speakers

12 speakers of the Malngin variety.

Year of info

Location and Context

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

250

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Non-monolingual speakers

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Year of info

2007

Location and Context

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Other languages used

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

<250

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Speakers

Second-language speakers

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Semi-speakers

<150

Child speakers

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Young adult speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Non-monolingual speakers

All

More about speakers

"In 1983, 250 fluent first language speakers were reported, with a total of 400 including partial speakers."

Year of info

2007

Location and Context

Countries

Northwestern Northern Territory, Australia. Victoria River and Wave Hill, Kalkaringi.

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Other languages used

Kriol

Domains of other languages

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More on context

"All speakers are bilingual in Kriol, the English-based pidgin lingua franca. "

Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

540

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Speakers

Second-language speakers

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Semi-speakers

400

Child speakers

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Young adult speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Non-monolingual speakers

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Year of info

2009

Location and Context

Countries

Australia;

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Native Speakers Worldwide

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Year of info

2011

Location and Context

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Coordinates

-17.69568213,130.0045992

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

250

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  1. Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled by research teams at University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute for Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) at Eastern Michigan University
    2012. "Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled By Research Teams At University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute For Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) At Eastern Michigan University."
  2. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)
    Lewis, M. Paul (ed.). 2009. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16 edn. http://www.ethnologue.com/home.asp. (15 February, 2011.)
    http://www.ethnologue.com/
  3. Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger
    Moseley, Christopher (ed.). 2010. Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger, 3rd edn. http://www.unesco.org/culture/en/endangeredlanguages/atlas. (03 June, 2011.)
    http://www.unesco.org/culture/en/endangeredlanguages/atlas
  4. World Oral Literature Project
    "World Oral Literature Project." Online: http://www.oralliterature.org.
    http://www.oralliterature.org
  5. Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages
    Moseley, Christopher. 2007. Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages, 1 edn. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 070071197X
  6. Austlang: Australian Indigenous Languages Database
    AUSTLANG: Australian Indigenous Languages Database. (19 October, 2009.)
    http://austlang.aiatsis.gov.au
  7. Australasia and the Pacific
    Tryon, Darrell. 2007. "Australasia and the Pacific." In Atlas of the World's Languages, edited by R. E. Asher and Christopher Moseley. 97-126. Routledge.
  8. How many languages were spoken in Australia?
    Claire Bowern. 2011. "How Many Languages Were Spoken in Australia?" Online: http://anggarrgoon.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/austlangs-masterlanguagelist-dec2011.xlsx.
    http://anggarrgoon.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/austlangs-masterlanguagelist-dec2011.xlsx
  9. Aboriginal Child Language Acquisition Project - Languages: Gurindji
    2012. "Aboriginal Child Language Acquisition Project - Languages: Gurindji." Online: http://linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/research/projects/ACLA/gurindji.html.
    http://linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/research/projects/ACLA/gurindji.html
  10. Gurindji Kriol: A Mixed Language Emerges from Code-Switching
    McConvell, Patrick and Felicity Meakins. 2005. "Gurindji Kriol: A Mixed Language Emerges From Code-Switching." In Australian Journal of Linguistics, 25 , no. 1: 9-30.