Eastern Daly languages

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Eastern Daly
Daly River region, northern Australia
Linguistic classification: Arnhem?
Glottolog: east2374[1]
The Daly languages (color), among the other non-Pama-Nyungan languages (grey)

  Eastern Daly

The Eastern Daly languages are a small family of Australian aboriginal languages that are fairly closely related, at 50% cognate. They are:

These languages have elements of verbal structure that suggest they may be related to the Arnhem languages.[2]

See also


  1. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Eastern Daly". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Evans, 2003, The non-Pama-Nyungan languages of northern Australia
  • Tryon, D. T. (1968). "The Daly River languages: a survey". Papers in Australian Linguistics. 3: 21–36.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Tryon, D. T. (1974). Daly family languages, Australia. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>