Previously this language was known as Nganyaywana.
Crowley (1976:22-23) distinguishes Enneewin D64 from Nganjaywana (D24), noting that they were not mutually intelligible. In his later work, Crowley links the various forms of both names as representations of the same phonological form, distorted by 'inaccuracies in the nineteenth century records' (1997:284). Accordingly, he adopts the one form, Nganyaywana, for both languages, differentiating them with 'north' and 'south'. Crowley says that a comparison of lexical material suggests the languages share about 65 per cent vocabulary. and that orthographic variants of the name Nganyaywana have been used to refer to both languages (1997:283-4).
Crowley (1976:22-23) uses the term Nganjaywana (D24) as a cover term for two 'either closely related dialects ... or sub-tribal units'), Himberrong D69 and Inuwon D70.
New England tableland from Guyra and Ben Lomond south to Uralla and Moombi Range; northwest to Tingha; at Bendemeer and Armidale (Tindale 1974). (Tindale's location includes the location of Enneewin. This location is excluded in mapping the the location of Nganyaywana.)
... the Armidale-Uralla area of the Northern Tablelands (ALRRC)
MacPherson recognises two groups: (1) 'Himberrong': around Walcha, Ingleba, etc: (2)'Inuwon': from Bundarra to Uralla, including Armidale (Crowley 1976:22-23).
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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).