Yolŋu Matha means 'people language'. It is the name given to a group of communication languages spoken by several thousand Yolŋu people of northeast Arnhem Land in northern Australia. Some of the best known languages are Gupapuyŋu, Djapu and Djambarrpuyŋu.
Number of people in Australia who speak an Australian Indigenous language at home: 61,798 (ABS Census Data, 2011)
Language Category: Australian Indigenous Languages
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