- Nyulnyulan languages
northern Australia Linguistic classification: a primary family of Australian languages. Subdivisions:EasternWestern
Nyulnyulan (at very left of inset)
The languages form two branches established on the basis of lexical and morphological innovation.
- Western or Nyulnyulic:
- Eastern or Dyukun:
R. M. W. Dixon accepts the validity of the family but incorrectly gives the subgroups as languages; he thus assigns only two languages to the family despite mutual unintelligibility within the Eastern and Western groups.
- ^ Bowern 2004: Bardi Verb Morphology in Historical Perspective PhD, Harvard University
- ^ Dixon, R. M. W. (2002). Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development. Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521473780.
- Bowern, Claire. 2004: Bardi Verb Morphology in Historical Perspective PhD, Harvard University
- Stokes, B; McGregor, W. B. (2003). "Classification and subclassification of the Nyulnyulan languages". In N. Evans. The Non-Pama–Nyungan Languages of Northern Australia: Comparative Studies of the Continent’s Most Linguistically Complex Region. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. pp. 29–74.
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