W62: Marntartka

AIATSIS code: 
W62
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Marntartka

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According to Dench (1990, as quoted in Wangka Maya 2001:9), Marntartka is one of five dialects of Kurrama W36, the others being Yarnarri W64, Yinyjiwarnti Kurrama W60, Mijarranypa W61 and Ngamangamara W63.
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  • Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre. 2001. Kurrama wordlist & sketch grammar. South Hedland, WA: Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.
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Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.

Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).

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