Breen (1971:34) describes Marganj (D42) and Gunja D43 as dialects of the same language (1971:34), adding later that Margany (D42) and Gunya D43 are dialects of a language which has no name and that 'Margany and Gunya are the south-westernmost of the long chain of closely related dialects (it is not clear yet how many languages they formed) known ... as Mari languages' (1981:275), a statement which highlights both the uncertain classification of these lects and the variable use of the term 'dialect' in most of the relevant sources.
Both the terminological issue and the uncertain classification are apparent in Schmidt (1981:1), who says there were 'approximately 34 dialects' of 'the Maric language family' (some of which are Margany (D42), Gunya D43, Bidjara E37 and Biri E56), and Terrill (1998:90), who says Margany and Gunya are 'dialects of a language to the south of Biri'.
Quilpie to Cheepie and Beechal, thence Paroo River to Eulo; on Bulloo River south to near Thargomindah; at Dynevor Downs and Ardoch (Tindale 1974).
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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).
Gavan, Breen.1981. Margany and Gunya. In Handbook of Australian languages, vol. 2, eds. RMW Dixon and B Blake, 274-393. Canberra: ANU.