D20: Wayilwan

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AIATSIS Code: 
D20
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Wayilwan

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
[Other Australian Indigenous Languages, nec (Ngiyampaa)]
Horton Name
Wailwan
Ethnologue name
Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa [Wayilwan]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Weilwan
Thesaurus heading language
Wayilwan language D20
Thesaurus heading (old)
Wailwan / Weilwan language (D20) (NSW SH55-11)
Tindale (1974)
Wailwan, Wilwan, Wallwan, Wailwun (['weil] = ['wail] = no), Wilawun, Weilwun, Waal-won, Wile Wan, Wali, Waljwan, Ngiumba (name of language), Wahoon (misprint).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Walywan
Glottocode
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Other sources
Wailwan [Mathews 1903]
Synonyms
Wailwan
Ngiyarnbaa
Walywan
Wilwan
Wallwan
Wailwun
Wilawun
Weilwun
Waal won
Wile Wan
Wali
Waljwan
Ngiumba
Wahoon
Comment
Language comment
References

Donaldson, Tamsin J. 1980. Ngiyambaa, the language of the Wangaaybuwan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Tindale, Norman B. 1974. Aboriginal tribes of Australia: their terrain, environmental controls, distribution, limits, and proper names. Berkeley: University of California Press/Canberra: Australian National University Press.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NSW
Location information
It appears to be north-east of Wanggaybuwan Ngiyambaa according to Donaldson (1980). north-east around Coonamble from just north of Nyngan and Gilgandra to Coonabarabran, Walgett and Brewarrina (ALRRC). on the two sides of the Barwon River from Walgett downstream as far as Brewarrina: it spreads, going up the Castlereagh, Macquarie and Mara Rivers to about 70 miles (110 km) to the south, where it meets Wongaibon (Mathews c.1901 p.69, translated by M. Sharpe, according to ALRRC). Southern side of Barwon River from Brewarrina to Walgett; south along Marra Creek and the Castlereagh, Marthaguy, and Macquarie rivers; south to Quambone and to near Coonamble (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
Joining The Dreaming Aboriginal Corporation at Broken Hill is developing language kits with posters, workbooks DVD (2007).
People: 
Tamsin Donaldson, Janet Mathews, Joining The Dreaming Aboriginal Corporation at Broken Hill
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
1434
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
9
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionLess than 20 pages1
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Bickerdike, Isabel. 2004. A Sketch grammar of Wayilwan Ngiyambaa - an indigenous language of NSW, Unversity of Melbourne: BA (hons). Donaldson, Tamsin. 1980. Ngiyambaa: the language of the Wangaaybuwan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganWiradhuricWangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa [Wayilwan]Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa [dialects: Wangaaybuwan (Wongaibon, Wombungee, Wongagibun, Wonghibon, Wonghi, Wonjhibon), Ngiyambaa (Giamba, Narran, Noongaburrah, Ngeumba, Ngiamba, Ngiumba, Ngjamba, Ngumbarr), Wayilwan (Waljwan)]
Dixon (2002)CENTRAL NEW SOUTH WALES GROUPCentral inland New South Wales subgroup*Wayilwan (Wailwan) NgiyarnbaaNgiyambaa ~ Donaldson (1980) dialects: Wangaaybuwan Ngiyambaa, Wayilwan (Wailwan) Ngiyambaa
Wurm (1994)Wayilwan (dialect of Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganWiradhuricWayilwanWangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa (Wongaibon) [dialects: Ngiyambaa, Wayilwan]
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganWiradjuricMain WiradjuricWaljwan
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganWiradjuricMain WiradjuricWalywan (Weilwan)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganWiradjuricMainWeilwan