Burarran languages

Burarran languages

Infobox Language family
region=Northern Territory
fam1=Arnhem Land languages

Burarran or Maningrida is a small family of Australian Aboriginal languages spoken in northern Australia. It includes four languages, none closely related:

*Ndjebbana (or "Djeebbana," also called "Gunavidji, Kunibidji," or "Gombudj)"

In 1997 Nicholas Evans proposed an Arnhem Land family that includes the Burarran languages.


* McConvell, Patrick and Nicholas Evans. (eds.) 1997. "Archaeology and Linguistics: Global Perspectives on Ancient Australia." Melbourne: Oxford University Press

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