Wirangu language

Wirangu language

region=West coast of South Australia
speakers=< 10
fam3=Thura-YuraHercus, pp. 9-10; note that Wirangu is "not" a Wati language as formerly reported in the Ethnologue, among other sources.]

The Wirangu language is a moribund Australian Aboriginal language traditionally spoken by the Wirangu people, living on the west coast of South Australia across a region encompassing modern Ceduna and Streaky Bay, stretching west approximately to the Head of Bight and east to Lake Gairdner.


Further reading

cite journal
first = L.A.
last = Hercus
authorlink =
coauthors =
year = 1999
month =
title = A grammar of the Wirangu language from the west coast of South Australia
journal = Pacific Linguistics
volume = Series C
issue = vol. 150
pages =
id = ISBN 0-85883-505-3, ISSN 0078-7558
url =

External links

* [http://www.nntt.gov.au/bibliography/files/Bibliography%20WiranguNo2.pdf Research report Commonwealth of Australia.] ia-lang-stub

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