E52: Yangga

AIATSIS code: 
E52
AIATSIS reference name: 
Yangga

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Yangga
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Jangga
Thesaurus heading language
Yangga language E52
Thesaurus heading (old)
Yangga language (E52) (Qld SF55-07)
Tindale (1974)
Durroburra (a northern horde), Dorobura.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Jangga, Yanga, Durroburra, Dorobura
Comment
Comments: 
Yangga is a dialect of Biri language E56, and is located to the west of that dialect in Central Queensland (Terrill, 1998:70 and Breen 2009:224). Other dialects of the Biri language include Yilba E55, Miyan E50, Wirri E57, Gabulbarra E45, Baradha E48, Baranha E53, Yambina E51, Yetimarala E63, Garaynbal E38, Gangulu E40 and the Brown River language (Breen, 2009, see 2009:234).
References: 
  • Breen, Gavan. 2009. The Biri dialects and their neighbours. In Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia. 133(2):219-256.
  • Terrill, Angela. 1998. Biri: Languages of the world 258. München: Lincom Europa.
  • 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 / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 
Eastern headwaters of Suttor River; south to Glen Avon; at Yacamunda and Hidden Valley; northern boundary unknown (Tindale 1974:170).
Maps: 
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Catalogue
Links
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Birri-Gubba Wadja Bimbi Aboriginal Corporation
Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
2011Census-
2016Census-

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).

Documentation
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 

Terrill, Angela. 1998. Biri. Munich: Lincom. Beale, Anthony. 1974. A grammar of the Biri language, ms.

Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)GREATER MARIC GROUPMaric proper subgroupYanggaBiri* (or Biria, Birigaba) Beale (1974) (note that Terrill 1998 is a publication of some of Beale's materials) further dialects: Gangulu, Wirri (or Widi), Yilba, Baradha, Yambina, Yetimarala, Garanjbal, Yangga
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganMaricYangga
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganMaricMariYangga
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMaricMariYangga
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMariYangga
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMariJangga