Jaminjung is a moribund Australian language spoken around the Victoria River in the Northern Territory of Australia. There seems to be a steady increase in the number of speakers of the language with very few people speaking the language in 1967, about 30 speakers in 1991, and between 50 and 150 speakers in 2000.
|Region||Victoria River (Northern Territory)|
Jaminjung has 4 vowels:
|Close||i /i/||u /u/|
- "Census 2016, Language spoken at home by Sex (SA2+)". stat.data.abs.gov.au. ABS. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Jaminjung-Ngaliwurru". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- N18 Jaminjung at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (see the info box for additional links)
- Schultze-Berndt 2000, pp. 13–14
- Schultze-Berndt 2000, p. 41
- Schultze-Berndt, Eva F. (2000), Simple and Complex Verbs in Jaminjung - A Study of event categorisation in an Australian language