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A grammar of the Diyari language of north-east South Australia

Austin, Peter Kenneth

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Diyari is an Australian language spoken by approximately twenty five people living at various places in the north east of South Australia. It consists of two dialects, Dhirari with one remaining speaker, and Diyari proper, The future of the language is not bright as children are no longer learning to speak it and the youngest fluent speaker is aged about fifty. The language seems to be most closely related to Ngamini and Yarluyandi once spoken to the north of the pre-contact location of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1978-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/132716

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