D58: Jeithi

AIATSIS code: 
D58
AIATSIS reference name: 
Jeithi

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Jeithi
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Tindale (1974)
Yeidthee (['wiri] = no, ['bu:ri] = man), Pikkolatpan (a horde ?, but see Kwatkwat in Victoria list).
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Synonyms
Yeidthee, Pikkolatpan
Comment
Comments: 
Tindale references vocabulary in Curr (1886-87) by McLean (vol. 3, pp. 394-95) and Gordon (vol. 3, pp. 396-97) as Jeithi, but Curr (vol. 3, pp. 363-364) identifies these as Wiradjuri D10 vocabularies, as does Oates (1975:409). Of Jeithi, Tindale (1974) says 'Little is known of them and even the...name...may be in doubt.' However, Wafer and Lissarrague (2008:222) tentatively list Jeithi as a third member of their 'Central NSW language' (the other two being Wiradjuri D10 and Wirraayaraay D65), acknowledging the possibility that comparative work on word lists in Curr and Robinson may provide evidence of Jeithi as a distinct language variety.
References: 
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • 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.
  • Wafer, Jim, and Amanda Lissarrague. 2008. A handbook of Aboriginal languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Nambucca Heads: Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative.
  • Gordon, G. A. 1887. Deniliquin. In The Australian race vol. 3, ed. E. M. Curr, 396-397. Melbourne: John Farnes, Government Printer.
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NSW
Location information: 
North of the Murray River from west of Tocumwal to near Howlong; north to Lake Urana, Jerilderie, and Lockhart; also along Yanko and Billabong Creeks. Originally they extended farther east but were being displaced by Wiradjuri during the earliest days of white settlement (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).

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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)