- Mantharta languages
Mantharta Ngarrka, Ngarga Geographic
Western Australia Linguistic classification: Pama–Nyungan
The four languages classified as members of the Mantharta languages group are as follows.
The name mantharta comes from the word for 'man' in the four languages. The Mantharta group is a member of the Southwest branch of the Pama–Nyungan family. The Mantharta languages are very closely related and it is possible that they were largely mutually intelligible.
- Austin, Peter. 1997. Texts in the Mantharta Languages, Western Australia. ILCAA: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.
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