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A branch of the proposed Australian language family: also called Karawa, Leearrawa, Gaarwa, Garrwa. 200 speakers in Australia, in Borroloola, Northern Territory, and Doomadgee, Queensland. Waanyi were originally in North Australia. Dialects are Wanji (Wanyi, Waanyi, Wainyi). Bilingualism in Kriol.


Subjects: Linguistics.

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