D28: Wiriyaraay

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AIATSIS Code: 
D28
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Wiriyaraay

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Kamilaroi (Weraerai)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Weraerai
Thesaurus heading language
Wiriyaraay language D28
Thesaurus heading (old)
Wiriyaraay language (D28) (NSW SH56-05)
Tindale (1974)
['wirai] = ['werai] = no, Wiraiarai, Weraiari, Wirri-Wirri, Wirra:arai, Warlarai, Wolroi, Wolleri, Waho-lari, Wolaroo, Walarai, Juwalarai, Walari, Wolaroi, Woo-laroi, Ginniebal (read g as dj), ? Mooran Mooran.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Wirriyaraay [Ash, Giacon, and Lissarrague 2003]
Synonyms
Wirayaraay
Wiriwiri
Kamilaroi
Weraerai
Euahlayi
Gamilaroi
Guyinbaray
Juwalarai
Ualarai
Walarai
Wirajarai
Wirraiyarrai
Wiri Wiri
Wirriyaraay
Wiraiarai
Weraiari
Wirri Wirri
Wirraarai
Warlarai
Wolroi
Wolleri
Waho lari
Wolaroo
Walari
Wolaroi
Woo laroi
Ginniebal
Mooran Mooran
Comment
Language comment
References

Austin, Peter, Corinne J. Williams & Stephen Wurm. 1980. The linguistic situation in north central New South Wales. In Papers in Australian Linguistics 13, pp. 167-180. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Barlow, Harriott. 1873. Vocabulary of Aboriginal dialects of Queensland. The Journal of Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 2, pp. 166-175.
Mathews, Robert Hamilton. 1903. Languages of the Kamilaroi and other Aboriginal tribes of NSW. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 33:259-283.
Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Oates, William J. & Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.
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
Potential No Data
Location
State
NSW
Location information
... between the Dumaresq and Gwydir Rivers and the Great Dividing Range (Austin, Williams and Wurm 1980:169). North side of Gwydir River from Moree to Bingara; northward to Warialda and Gilgil Creek; west to Garah. At Yallaroi; on Macintyre River from Inverell to north of Wallangra (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Janet Mathews
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
1
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (song, vocabulary, phrase)
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)CENTRAL NEW SOUTH WALES GROUPCentral inland New South Wales subgroup*Wirayaraay (or Wiriwiri)Gamilaraay (Kamilaroi) Williams (1980) further dialects: Yuwaalaraay, Yuwaaliyaay (Euahlayi), Gunjbaraay, Gawambaraay, Wirayaraay (or Wiriwiri), Walaraay
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganWiradhuricWiriyaraayGamilaraay (Kamilaroi) [dialects: Gamilaraay, Northern Gamilaraay, Guyinbaraay, Gamilaraay, Wiriyaraay, Gawambaraay, Yuwaaliyaay]
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganWiradjuricMain WiradjuricWiri-Wiri
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)