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Burarra language

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Burarra language

Region Northern Territory
Native speakers
1,070  (2006 census)[1]
Gun-narda (Gidjingaliya, Anbarra)
Gun-nartpa (Gudjarlabiya)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bvr
Glottolog bura1267[3]

Burarra is an Australian Aboriginal language spoken by the Burarra people of Arnhemland.

Other names and spellings are Barera, Bawera, Burada, Bureda, Burera, Anbarra, Gidjingaliya Gujingalia, Gujalabiya, Gun-Guragone (also used for Guragone), Jikai, Tchikai.

The Djangu people have a Burarra clan, which is sometimes confused with this language.[4]


  1. ^ Burarra at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Burarra at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Burarra". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ Burarra (Djangu) at the Australian Indigenous Languages Database, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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