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|Extinct||(date unknown perhaps a couple speakers remaining in 1981)|
Language isolate or Arnhem Land?
Giimbiyu (purple), among other non-Pama-Nyungan languages (grey)
The name Giimbiyu is a Gaagudju word for 'of the stoney country'. It was introduced in Harvey (1992) as a cover term for the named dialects,
- Mangerr (Mengerrdji)
- Urningangga (Wuningak) and Erri (Arri)
- Mangerr at Ethnologue (14th ed., 2000).
Urningangg at Ethnologue (14th ed., 2000).
Erre at Ethnologue (14th ed., 2000).
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Giimbiyu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- N220 Giimbiyu at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
- Bowern, Claire. 2011. "How Many Languages Were Spoken in Australia?", Anggarrgoon: Australian languages on the web, December 23, 2011 (corrected February 6, 2012)
- McConvell, Patrick and Nicholas Evans. (eds.) 1997. Archaeology and Linguistics: Global Perspectives on Ancient Australia. Melbourne: Oxford University Press
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