D15: Guyinbaraay

AIATSIS code: 
D15
AIATSIS reference name: 
Guyinbaraay

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Kamilaroi (Guyinbaray)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Kawambarai (Guinbrai)
Thesaurus heading language
Guyinbaraay language D15
Thesaurus heading (old)
Gunybaray language (D15) (NSW SI55-04)
Tindale (1974)
Kawamparai (said to be language name, ['kawam] = ['guin] = no), Koinbere, Koinberi, Gawambarai, Goin-berai, Koinberri, Guinbrai, Guinberai, 'Mole tribe,' Coo-in-bur-ri, Wirriri (a valid alternative name for the tribe ['wir:i = no]), Wirriwirri, Wooratherie (of Tibbetts).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Cooinburri [PMS 3042]
Synonyms
Gunjbaraay, Kamilaroi, Guyinbaray, Euahlayi, Gamilaroi, Juwalarai, Ualarai, Walarai, Weraerai, Wirajarai, Gunjbarai, Gunjbarri, Koinberi, Koinberri, Kawambarai, Cooinburri, Kawamparai, Koinbere, Gawambarai, Goin berai, Guinbrai, Guinberai, Mole tribe, Coo in bur ri, Wirriri, Wirriwirri, Wooratherie
Comment
Comments: 
Guyinbaraay, Gamilaraay D23, Yuwaalaraay D27, Yuwaalayaay D54, Waalaraay D55, Wirraay-Wirraay D28 and Gawambaraay D39 are in a dialectal relationship.
References: 
  • Ash, Anna, John Giacon & Amanda Lissarrague eds. 2003. Gamilaraay - Yuwaalaraay - Yuwaalayaay dictionary. Alice Springs: IAD Press.
  • Austin, Peter, Corinne J. Williams & Stephen Wurm. 1980. The linguistic situation in north central New South Wales. In Papers in Australian Linguistics 13, 167-180. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • Wafer, Jim & Amanda Lissarrague. 2008. A handbook of Aboriginal languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Nambucca Heads: Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NSW
Location information: 
... on the Liverpool Plains around Gunnedah (Austin, William and Wurm 1980:169). On the Namoi (Ridley 1873:259, in Wafer & Lissarrague 2008:220) ... about Gunnedah (Mathews 1903:270 in Wafer & Lissarrague 2008:220) ... a Mooni tribe (Barlow 1873:174 in Wafer & Lissarrague 2008:220. Mooni here is the Moonie River.) Note that the location given by Barlow is quite distant from the locations given in other sources, and is not used for the mapping of this language in this database.
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
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1990Schmidt-
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Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.

Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).

Documentation
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word list1 - unclear status
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)CENTRAL NEW SOUTH WALES GROUPCentral inland New South Wales subgroup*GunjbaraayGamilaraay (Kamilaroi) Williams (1980) further dialects: Yuwaalaraay, Yuwaaliyaay (Euahlayi), Gunjbaraay, Gawambaraay, Wirayaraay (or Wiriwiri), Walaraay
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganWiradhuricGuyinbaraayGamilaraay (Kamilaroi) [dialects: Gamilaraay, Northern Gamilaraay, Guyinbaraay, Gamilaraay, Wiriyaraay, Gawambaraay, Yuwaaliyaay]
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganWiradjuricMain WiradjuricKoinberi
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganWiradjuricMain WiradjuricKoinberi
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganWiradjuricMain