D45: Wadjalang / Dharawala

AIATSIS Code: 
D45
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Wadjalang / Dharawala

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Dharawala
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Wadjalang
Thesaurus heading
Wadyalang language (D45) (Qld SG55-05)
Tindale (1974)
['mari] = man, ['al:a] = no.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Wadjalang
Glottocode
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Other sources
Dharawala, Wadjalany [Breen 1990:68]
Synonyms
Dharawala
Nguri
Wadjelang
Wadjalany
Comment
Language comment
References

Breen, Gavan. 1971. Aboriginal languages of Western Queensland. In Linguistic Communications 5, 1-88. Melbourne: Monash University.
Breen, Gavan. 1990. Salvage studies of Western Queensland Aboriginal languages: Pacific Linguistics B-105. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
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.
Dixon, R. M. W. 2002. Australian languages: their nature and development: Cambridge Language Surveys. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
Headwaters of Bulloo and Langlo rivers from Quilpie north to Northampton Downs, near and east of Blackall, and to Tambo; east to Cheepie, Burrandilla, and Nive Downs; at Ambathalla and Minnie Downs (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
Search MURA the AIATSIS catalogue, for items about this language
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
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1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar A few articles 1
Audio-visual None 0
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: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)   GREATER MARIC GROUP Maric proper subgroup Wadjalang, Dharawala Bidjara* 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-Nyungan Maric   Wadjalang  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Maric Mari Wadjalang  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Maric Mari Wadjalang  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Mari Wadjalang  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Mari Wadjelang