Thiin language

Thiin language
Spoken in Western Australia
Extinct ?
Language family
Writing system Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3 djl – (Jiwarli)

Thiin is an Australian Aboriginal language of Western Australia.


Thiin is usually placed in the Mantharta subgroup of Southwest Pama–Nyungan languages, though Carl Georg von Brandenstein's 1967 classification[1] had Thiin as a Coastal Ngayarda language.

Thiin is similar to Jiwarli, and the two are sometimes regarded as a single language.


  1. ^ Brandenstein, C.G. von (1967). "The language situation in the Pilbara — past and present". Papers in Australian linguistics. No. 2. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. pp. 1–20. 

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