Gawambaraay, Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi D23, Yuwaalaraay D27, Yuwaalayaay D54, Guyinbaraay D15, Waalaraay D55 and Wirraay-Wirraay D66 are varieties of a language called Darling Tributaries language by Wafer and Lissarrague (2008: 216-221).
Guyinbaraay D15 and Gawambarray are neighbouring dialects of Gamilaraay D23 but separate. Commented made by Wade Natty (2022)
It was probably spoken around Boggabilla (Austin, Williams and Wurm 1980:168).
... on the Barwon River about Gobabilla, Boobera, and Tulloona, New South Wales. The Pikumbil people adjoin the Kawambrai on the north-west, and the Yukumbil on the south-east (Mathews 1902:145).
Tindale (1974) locates Kawambarai (D39) north of Dubbo but this area is assigned to Wayilwan [D20] by Austin (2008). This database employs the location given by Austin (1980) as above.
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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).