D29: Gambuwal

AIATSIS Code: 
D29
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Gambuwal

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Kambuwal (alternative for Ngarabal)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Kambuwal
Thesaurus heading
Gambuwal language (D29) (Qld SH56-01)
Tindale (1974)
Gambuwal and Gambabal (valid variants), Gambu-bal, Kaoambul, Cambooble
O'Grady et al (1966)
Kaombal
Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Kambuwal
alternative for Ngarabal
Cambooble
Gambabal
Gambubal
Kaoambul
Kaombal
Gambu bal
Comment
Language comment
Gambuwal and Bigambal D34 have a 75% cognate count indicating a possible dialectal relationship; they are grouped with other east Queensland border languages Guyambal D35 and Yugambal E11 by Wafer and Lissarrague (2008:332-4).
References

Barlow, Harriott. 1873. Vocabulary of Aboriginal dialects of Queensland. The Journal of Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 2:166-175.
Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
MacPherson, John. 1904. Ngarrabul and other Aboriginal tribes. Pt. 2 Distribution of tribes. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales vol. 29, pt. 4, pp. 677-684. (RS 50/5)
Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Oates, William J., and Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.
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.
Wafer, Jim, and 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 Data
Location
State
QLD
Location information
Inglewood to Bonshaw, New South Wales; north to southern vicinity of Millmerran; east to Stanthorpe and Wallangarra and the western slope of the Dividing Range (Tindale 1974). Inglewood (Queensland), and extending towards the Dumaresque and Mooni Rivers (Macpherson 1904:680). Inglewood to Bonshaw, NSW, north to Millmerran; on western slope of Dividing Range (Capell 1963).
Maps
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Catalogue
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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: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganGiabalicKambuwal
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganGiabalicKambuwal
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganBandjalangicKambuwal