Maintangk lies south of the Ngarrindjeri-type (Narrinyeric) languages on the south east coast of the state. It lies north of the Bunganditj language and west of the Bodaruwitj language.

AIATSIS id : S.14


Djadjala (used by AIATSIS), Dyadyala, Meindangg (used by AIATSIS), Meindangk (used by AIATSIS), Meintangk, Meintank, Mootatunga, Painbali (a Tanganekald term), Paintjunga (group at Penola), Pinchunga, Pinejunga, Wepulprap (i.e., 'southern people' of the Tanganekald, term applied to more than one group), Wergaia.

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approximate location of Maintangk

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The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.