Lardil Language

Lardil Language

Lardil (also spelled Leerdil or Leertil) is a moribund language spoken on Mornington Island (Kunhanha), in the Wellesley Islands of Queensland in northern Australia. Lardil is unusual among Australian languages in that it features a ceremonial register, called Damin (also Demiin). Damin is regarded by Lardil speakers as a separate language, and possesses the only phonological system outside Africa to use click consonants.

Read more about Lardil Language:  Associated Languages, Outlook, Syntax, New Lardil

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Lardil Language - New Lardil
... While very few speakers of Lardil in its traditional form remain, Norvin Richards and Kenneth Hale both worked with some speakers of a “New Lardil” in the 1990s ...

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