CALL

Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics

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Arrernte Online Resource iltyem-iltyem rdaka-rdaka hand talk hand signs Warlpiri Fiona Gibson Nyirrpi Teaching Resource Bilingual Wadeye endangered languages Eastern Anmatyerr Engawala Arts Pertame Master-Apprentice Program Stories Maningrida Sign Language Films Books Written Language Place Names Watch This Space Teaching

Maningrida languages | sounds, writing and spelling

In the past Aboriginal languages were not written down. Ways of writing developed through the work of linguists and anthropologists who came to Arnhem Land to study the language, and missionaries who came to teach people about the bible and to translate it into local languages.

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