Aborigine Language of the Blowering Area



of the Tumut, Blowering & Local Areas

Wiradjuri language

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Wirraaydhuurray - Wirraayjuurray

Region - New South Wales - Native speakers 100 (2006 census)[1]

Language family

Pama–Nyungan Wiradhuric Wiradjuri


Wirraayaraay (Wiraiari)

? Jeithi

Language codes - ISO 639-3 wrh

Glottolog wira1262[2]

AIATSIS[3] D10 {{{mapalt}}}

Wiradjuri;[4] many other spellings, see (Wiradjuri) is a Pama–Nyungan language of the Wiradhuric subgroup.

It was the traditional language of the Wiradjuri people of Australia, but had become extinct as a native language by 2009. A progressive revival is underway, with the language being taught in schools. Wiraiari and Jeithi may have been dialects.[5][6] - (Ref- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiradjuri_language)

This report is submitted in good faith. All endeavors have been made to make all entries authentic and correct. For any corrections and additional valuable information, maps and photos you may have please contact

John Stephenson (Mobile 0431 481 451) Ex West Blowering & Tumut Resident, now living in Wollongong, NSW. Australia.

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