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.'
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.
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).