|Linguistic classification||One of the world's primary language families|
Darwin Region languages (red), among other non-Pama–Nyungan languages (grey).
Closeup. From west to east they are: Laragiya, Limilngan, and Umbugarlic.
The Darwin Region languages are a small family of poorly attested Australian Aboriginal languages of northern Australia proposed by linguist Mark Harvey. It unites the pair of Limilngan languages with two language isolates:
Tryon (2007) lists the following varieties of Umbugarla–Ngumbur:
However, nothing is known of Ngunbudj or Ngarduk, which were extinct by WWII.
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