D22: NGIYAMPAA / NGEMPA

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AIATSIS Code: 
D22
AIATSIS Reference name: 
NGIYAMPAA / NGEMPA

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Ngiyambaa language
ABS Name
Other Australian Indigenous Languages, nec (Ngiyampaa)
Horton Name
Wailwan (Ngiyambaa), Wongaibon (Ngiyambaa)
Ethnologue name
Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa
ISO 639-3 code
wyb
Tindale name
Ngemba.
Thesaurus heading language
Ngiyampaa / Ngempa language D22
Thesaurus heading (old)
Ngiyambaa / Ngemba language (D22) (NSW SH55-10)
Tindale (1974)
Ngeumba, Negunbah, Ngiamba, Ngaiamba, Gai-amba, Nyamba, Ugumba (typographical error).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Ngiamba, Ngeumba, Ngiumba, Gaiamba
Glottocode
wang1291
Other sources
Ngeumba [Mathews 1904]
Synonyms
Ngiyambaa
Other Australian Indigenous Languages
Ngiyampaa
Wangaaybuwan Ngiyambaa
Wailwan
Wongaibon
Waljwan
Weilwan
Ngemba
Wangaaypuwan
Gaiamba
Narran
Negunbah
Ngaiamba
Ngamba
Ngambar
Ngeumba
Ngeunbah
Ngiamba
Ngiemba
Ngiumba
Ngiyamba
Ngjamba
Ngjemba
Ngumbarr
Njemba
Noongaburrah
Nyamba
Ugumba
Gai amba
Comment
Language comment
References

Donaldson, Tamsin J. 1980. Ngiyambaa, the language of the Wangaaybuwan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Sutton, Peter. 1995. Country: Aboriginal boundaries and land ownership in Australia. Canberra: Aboriginal History Inc.
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
Willandra Creek south of the railway line at Roto, which joins the Lachlan upstream from Hillston, indicates the southern limit of all Ngiyemba (Donaldson in Sutton 1985:145). ... from Nyngan to Bourke and on the west of the Bogan River, and down to Ivanhole (ALRRC).
Maps
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Catalogue
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
0 1 5 4
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
14
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Medium (100-200 pages) 3
Text Collection Large (more than 200 pages) 4
Grammar Large grammar (more than 200 pages) 4
Audio-visual More than 10 3
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Donaldson, Tamsin. 1980. Ngiyambaa: the language of the Wangaaybuwan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Dictionary: 
Donaldson, Tamsin. 1978. Interim dictionary of Ngiyambaa of the Wangaaybuwan.
Programs
Activities: 
Joining The Dreaming Aboriginal Corporation at Broken Hill is developing language kits with posters, workbooks DVD (2007).
People: 
Tamsin Donaldson, Lesley Wood, Joining The Dreaming Aboriginal Corporation at Broken Hill
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Wiradhuric   Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa 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 GROUP Central inland New South Wales subgroup* Ngiyambaa Ngiyambaa ~ Donaldson (1980) dialects: Wangaaybuwan Ngiyambaa, Wayilwan (Wailwan) Ngiyambaa
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Wiradhuric   Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Wiradhuric   Ngiyambaa Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa (Wongaibon) [dialects: Ngiyambaa, Wayilwan]
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Wiradjuric Main Wiradjuric Ngiyamba  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Wiradjuric Main Wiradjuric Ngemba (Ngjamba)  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Wiradjuric Main Ngemba