|Total speakers:||20 speakers of Bardi proper|
bcj – Bardi
djw – Djawi
nyv – Njul-Njul
dyb – Djabirr-Djabirr
nmp – Nimanburru
|Note: This page may contain IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. List of language familiesA language family is a group of Languages related by descent from a common ancestor called the Proto-language of that family The Nyulnyulan languages are a small family of closely related Australian Aboriginal languages spoken in northern Australia The Nyulnyulan languages are a small family of closely related Australian Aboriginal languages spoken in northern Australia ISO 639-1 is the first part of the ISO 639 international-standard language-code family ISO 639-2 is the second part of the ISO 639 standard, which lists codes for the representation of the names of languages ISO 639 -3 (ISO 639-32007 is an international standard for Language codes The standard describes three‐letter codes for identifying languages Nyulnyul is an extinct Australian Aboriginal dialect, formerly spoken by the Nyulnyul people of Western Australia. In Computing, Unicode is an Industry standard allowing Computers to consistently represent and manipulate text expressed in most of the world's|
Bardi (also Baardi, Baard) is a moribund Australian Aboriginal language. In Linguistics, language death (also language extinction, linguistic extinction, and sometimes pejoratively as linguicide) is a process Currently there are approximately 25 fluent speakers of language, mostly of the eastern dialect, however up to a thousand people identify as Bardi.
Bardi is a member of the Nyulnyulan language family. The Nyulnyulan languages are a small family of closely related Australian Aboriginal languages spoken in northern Australia It is a member of the Western branch of the family.
Ethnologue (206) treats all but Ngumbarl as distinct languages, and this view is supported by those linguists who have worked on the languages, including Claire Bowern and William McGregor. Robert Malcolm Ward Dixon ( Gloucester, England, January 25 1939) is a Professor of Linguistics and formerly Director of the Research Centre A dialect (from the Greek word διάλεκτος dialektos) is a variety of a Language that is characteristic of a particular group of In Linguistics, mutual intelligibility is recognized as a relationship between Languages in which speakers of different but related languages can readily understand Nyulnyul is an extinct Australian Aboriginal dialect, formerly spoken by the Nyulnyul people of Western Australia. Ethnologue Languages of the World is a web and print publication of SIL International (formerly known as the Summer Institute of Linguistics a Christian
There is considerable documentation of the Bardi language, but most of it is unpublished. The earliest work on the language dates from the 1880s, although that has been lost. The earliest records are from the very early 20th century. Gerhardt Laves spent some time on Sunday island in the late 1920s and recorded extensive textual materials, and steady documentation has progressed since the late 1960s.