Sharpe coined the name Yugambeh - Bundjalung as a cover term for a group of dialects from north-east New South Wales and south-east Queensland (2005) and produced a dictionary (on CDROM) of Yugambeh - Bundjalung in 2013.
Minyangbal is the dialect from the Brunswick River and Byron Bay area (Crowley & Sharpe in Wafer & Lissarrague 2008:355). Sharpe indicates the name is derived from 'those who say miñang "what, something" ... ' (2001:7).
Crowley indicates 'Minjangbal seems to be distinct from ... Nganduwal E78, with which it shares between 85 per cent and 90 per cent of its vocabulary' (1978:150).
Geytenbeek 'equates this dialect with Galibal' E15 (in Crowley & Sharpe, 1996:30).
A short grammar of Minjangbal was compiled by Livingston and published in Fraser, 1892, along with a 200 word lexicon.
Documentation on Bundjalung E12 may be relevant. See also: Birihn E72; Casino language E73; Ngarabal E92; Dinggabal E16.1; Galibal E15; Geynyan D36; Gidhabal E14; Mananjahli E76; Minyangbal E18; Nerang Creek language E77; Nganduwal E78; Nyangbal E75; Wahlubal E16.2; Wehlubal E80; Wiyabal E16; Wudjebal E96 and Yugambeh E17. See also Ngarahgwal E79 and Arakwal E13.
Documentation for Bundjalung E12 may be relevant.
Byron Bay and Brunswick Rivers (Crowley 1978).
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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).
Livingstone, Hugh. 1892. A short grammar and vocabulary of the dialect spoken by the Minyug people on the north-east coast of New South Wales. In An Australian language as spoken by the Awabakal. ed. L.E Threlkeld, Appendix; 3-27.
Sharpe, Margaret. 2002. Dictionary of coastal Bundjalung : including Bandjalang, Wiyabal, Minyangbal and Ngahnduwal. Armidale, NSW: The Author. Sharpe, Margaret. 2000. Dictionary of Eastern Bundjalung including Minyanbal and Ngahnduwal , ms.