Synonyms for laragiya or Related words with laragiya
Examples of "laragiya"
was once considered a language isolate, but Mark Harvey has made a case for it being part of a family of Darwin Region languages.
There are many alternative spellings of the name 'Larrakia' in English characters. These include: Laragai, Laragia,
, Larakeeyah, Larakia, Larakiya, Larikia, Larragea, Larrakeah, Larrakeeha, Larrakeeyah, Larrakiha, Larrakiya, Larreekeeyah, Larrekiya, Larriguia, Larrikia, Larrikiha, Larrikiya.
language (Larrakia), also known as Gulumirrgin, is an Australian language isolate spoken by just six people near the city of Darwin in northern Australia as of 1983. The 2006 census reports 23 speakers, but these are not necessarily native or fluent.
Larrakia are the Aboriginal traditional owners of Larrakia country which includes the area in and around Darwin, Northern Territory in Australia. The original language name of the group now known as Larrakia, is Gulumirrgin, see also
language. Their traditional country runs from Cox Peninsula in the west to Gunn Point in the north, Adelaide River in the east and south to the Charlotte River. The Larrakia, who often refer to themselves as "Saltwater People" had a vibrant traditional society based on a close relationship with the sea and trade with neighbouring groups such as the Tiwi, Wagait and Wulna. These groups shared ceremonies, songlines and intermarried.
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