D42: Margany / Mardigan

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AIATSIS Code: 
D42
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Margany / Mardigan

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Margany language
ABS Name
-
Horton Name
Margany
Ethnologue name
Margany
ISO 639-3 code
zmc
Tindale name
Maranganji
Thesaurus heading language
Margany / Mardigan D42
Thesaurus heading (old)
Margany / Mardigan language (D42) (Qld SG55-13)
Tindale (1974)
Marukanji (valid alternative), Marganj, Marnganji (typographical error), Murngain, Murgoin, Murgoan.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Murngain, Murgoin, Murgoan
Glottocode
marg1253
Other sources
-
Synonyms
Marrganj
Maranganji
Maranj
Marganj
Marnganji
Marukanji
Murgoan
Murgoin
Murngain
Marngany
Comment
Language comment
References

Breen, Gavan. 1971. Aboriginal languages of western Queensland. In Linguistic Communications 5, 1-88. Melbourne: Monash University.
Breen, Gavan. 1981. Margany and Gunya. In Handbook of Australian languages vol. 2, eds R. M. W. Dixon and B. J. Blake, 274-393. Canberra: ANU Press.
Curr, Edward Micklethwaite. 1886-87. The Australian race: its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent. Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer; London: Trübner.
Schmidt, Annette. 1981. Problems of Australian dialectology: the Maric dialects of Queensland. (PMS 4609)
Terrill, Angela. 1998. Biri: Languages of the world 258. München: Lincom Europa.
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.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
Quilpie to Cheepie and Beechal, thence Paroo River to Eulo; on Bulloo River south to near Thargomindah; at Dynevor Downs and Ardoch (Tindale 1974).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
-
Documentation
Document Score: 
6
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listSmall (20-100 pages)2
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarSketch grammar (less than 100 pages)2
Audio-visual1-102
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Gavan, Breen.1981. Margany and Gunya. In Handbook of Australian languages, vol. 2, eds. RMW Dixon and B Blake, 274-393. Canberra: ANU.
Dictionary: 
Gavan, Breen.1981. Margany and Gunya. In Handbook of Australian languages, vol. 2, eds. RMW Dixon and B Blake, 274-393. Canberra: ANU.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Gavan Breen
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganMaricMargany
Dixon (2002)GREATER MARIC GROUPMaric proper subgroupMarrganjBidjara* Breen (1973, 1981a) further dialects: Gungabula, Marrganj, Gunja, Wadjigu, Gayiri, Dharawala, Wadjalang, Wadjabangayi, Yiningayi, Yanjdjibara, Mandandanjdji, Guwamu, Gunggari, Ganulu, Gabulbara, Wadja, Nguri
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganMaricMargany
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganMaricMariMargany
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMaricMariMarganj
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMariMarngany(i)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMariMarnganji