D55: Waalaraay

AIATSIS code: 
D55
AIATSIS reference name: 
Waalaraay

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Kamilaroi (Walarai)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
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Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
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Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Waalaraay [Ash, Giacon, and Lissarrague 2003]
Synonyms
Walaraay, Kamilaroi, Walarai, Euahlayi, Gamilaroi, Guyinbaray, Juwalarai, Ualarai, Weraerai, Wirajarai
Comment
Comments: 
Wafer and Lissarrague (2008:221) suspect that Dixon's 'Walaraay' (D55) was probably a variant form of Yuwaalaraay D27.
References: 
  • Ash, Anna, John Giacon and Amanda Lissarrague eds. 2003. Gamilaraay - Yuwaalaraay - Yuwaalayaay dictionary. Alice Springs: IAD Press.
  • Dixon, R.M.W. 2002. Australian languages: their nature and development. Cambridge Language Surveys. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
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Location information: 
Nothing in AUSTLANG
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Catalogue
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People: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
2011Census-
2016Census-

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).

Documentation
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual None 0
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002) CENTRAL NEW SOUTH WALES GROUP Central inland New South Wales subgroup* Walaraay Gamilaraay (Kamilaroi) Williams (1980) further dialects: Yuwaalaraay, Yuwaaliyaay (Euahlayi), Gunjbaraay, Gawambaraay, Wirayaraay (or Wiriwiri), Walaraay
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)