E16: Wiyabal

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AIATSIS Code: 
E16
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Wiyabal

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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
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Widjabal
Thesaurus heading
Widjabal / Wiyabal language (E16) (NSW SH56-03)
Thesaurus heading language
Wiyabal language E16
Tindale (1974)
Noowidal, Nowgyjul, Waibra, Ettrick tribe, Watji, Watchee.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Wudjebal [Geytenbeek 1971] Wudjeebal [Crowley 1978]
Synonyms
Wudjeebal
Buggula
Ettrick tribe
Noowidal
Nowgyjul
Waibra
Wailbra
Watchee
Watji
Widjabal
Widje
Wijabal
Wuje
Wudjebal
Comment
Language comment
References

Crowley, Terry. 1978. The Middle Clarence dialects of Bandjalang (Includes 1940s Bandjalang grammar by W. E. Smythe): Research and Regional Studies 12. Canberra: AIAS.
Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Sharpe, Margaret. 2005. Grammar and texts of the Yugambeh-Bundjalung dialect chain in Eastern Australia. München: Lincom Europa.
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.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NSW
Location information
Widjabal: Upper Richmond River from Kyogle south to Casino, east to Coraki; an inland tribe; Wijabal: Clarence and Richmond Rivers (Capell, 1966). ... Wiyabal was spoken around Lismore, Alstonville, Dunoon and Nimbin (Crowley, 1978:152).
Maps
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Catalogue
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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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
0
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
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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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)   CENTRAL EAST COAST GROUP   Wudjeebal Bandjalang Cunningham (1969), Geytenbeek and Geytenbeek (1971), Crowley (1978) further dialects include: Yugumbir, Nganduwal, Minjangbal, Njangbal, Biriin, Baryulgil, Waalubal, Dinggabal, Wiyabal, Gidabal, Galibal, Wudjeebal
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Bandjalangic   Wudjebal  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Bandjalangic   Wudjebal  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Bandjalangic   Widjabal