Galiwin’ku, Arnhem Land

Australian Languages

The Sounds of Australian Aboriginal Languages

  • This is a short series of videos aimed at the general viewer that introduces some of the sounds of Australian Languages. (Video Series).
  • This video series is hosted by the Research Unit for Indigenous Language (RUIL), whose home is in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne.

  • The videos include infomation on:

This series is a general introduction to the sounds of Australian languages and does not represent the full degree of diversity in pronunciation amongst the languages of the Australian continent. It gives some examples from speakers of Australian languages and examples made by me, Hywel Stoakes, a non-Indigenous phonetician (Anglo-Celtic background).