Maningrida languages

Maningrida, also known as Burarran, is a small family of Australian Aboriginal languages spoken in northern Australia. It includes four languages, none closely related:

Maningrida
Burarran
Geographic
distribution
Northern Territory
Linguistic classificationArnhem languages
  • Maningrida
Subdivisions
Glottologmani1293  (Maningrida)[1]
Maningrida languages (purple), among other non-Pama-Nyungan languages (grey)

Green established the family by reconstructing the tense–aspect–mood inflections of Proto-Maningrida, and demonstrated common developments that set them apart from other Arnhem languages.[2][3]

Notes

    Citations

    1. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Maningrida". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
    2. Green 2003, pp. 369–424.
    3. Koch 2004, p. 44.

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