- Jarrakan languages
Jarrakan Djeragan Geographic
northern Australia Linguistic classification: a primary family of Australian languages. Subdivisions:Miriwoongic
Jarrakan (at left in inset)
The Jarrakan (formerly Djeragan) languages are a small family of Australian Aboriginal languages spoken in northern Australia. The name is derived from the word jarrak, which means "language" in Kija.
The three main Jarrakan languages are:
These are divided into two groups: Kijic, consisting of only Kija, and Miriwoongic, consisting of Miriwoong and Gajirrabeng.
- McGregor, William (2004). The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia. London, New York: Taylor & Francis. p. 40.
Languages of Australia English varieties Major indigenous
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