D6: Marrawarra

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AIATSIS Code: 
D6
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Marrawarra

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
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Ethnologue name
Bandjigali (Marrawarra)
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Maraura
Thesaurus heading language
Marrawarra language D6
Thesaurus heading (old)
Marawara language (D6) (NSW SI54-07)
Tindale (1974)
Mareawura (valid pronunciation of name), Mare-aura, Maroura, Marowra, Marowera, Marraa' Warree', Marrawarra, Waimbio (['wimbaia] = ['wimbadja] = man), Wimbaja, Wiimbaio (there is said to be a Wa-imbo horde in the neighboring Barkindji tribe), Beriko (language name), Ilaila ([i:la] = no).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Maroura, Marowera, Jakajako, Yaakoyaako, Waimbo
Glottocode
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Other sources
Wiimpaya [Hercus 1993:10]
Synonyms
Paakantyi
Marawara
Maraura
Bandjigali
Berlko
Berri ait
Ilaila
Mara:wara
Mareaura
Mareawura
Marewera
Maroura
Marowera
Marowra
Marraa Warree
Waimbio
Wiimbaio
Wiimbo
Wimbaja
Jakajako
Yaakoyaako
Waimbo
Wiimpaya
Mare aura
Beriko
Comment
Language comment
References

Hercus, Luise Anna. 1993. Paakantyi dictionary. Canberra: the author.
Hercus, Luise Anna. 1994. Paakantyi. In N. Thieberger & W. McGregor (eds), Macquarie Aboriginal words: a dictionary of words from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. North Ryde: Macquarie Library.
Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred R. 1918, 1923. Notes on the social organization of Australian tribes. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 48:222-253; 53:424-447.
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
NSW
SA
Location information
... the lower Murray from the Darling-Murray junction down to the Rugus River and Lake Victoria, and extended northwards on the Darling to Avoca (Hercus 1993:10). ... the country around the junction of the Darling and Murray rivers, apparently extending down the latter as far as Lake Victoria (Radcliffe-Brown 1918:248). From Wentworth on northern bank of Murray River downstream to Chowilla and Ral Ral, So. Aust., on western and the Anabranch of the Darling River to Popilta Lake; on the main Darling River upsteam to Avoca (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Luise Hercus
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
8
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listMedium (100-200 pages)3
Text CollectionLess than 20 pages1
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (unclear content)
Grammar: 
Hercus, Luise. 1982. The Bagandji language: Pacific Linguistics B6.7 Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Dictionary: 
Hercus, Luise. 1993 Paakantyi dictionary. Canberra: Luise Hercus.
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganBaagandjiBandjigali (Marrawarra)
Dixon (2002)Marrawarra (Marawara, Maraura)Baagandji Hercus (1982) further dialects: Gurnu (Guula), Naualko, Baarrundji, Wiljaali, Dhanggaali, Bulaali, WanjubarIgu, Bandjigali, Barrindji, Marrawarra (Marawara, Maraura)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganBaagandjiMarawara
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganBaagandjiMarawara
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericNgultMara:wara
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericNgultMaraura
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericNgultMaraura