An article for the India Country Today Media Network.

A new smartphone language app has been launched to change the way the Iwaidja language is being recorded and to help save it.

Ma! Iwaidja is the first phone app for an Australian indigenous language, one that is spoken by less than 200 people on Croker Island, off the coast of the Northern Territory of Australia, according to the Iwaidja Inyman, also known as the Minjilang Endangered Languages Publication, project website.

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