E62: Yuru

AIATSIS Code: 
E62
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Yuru

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Yuru
Ethnologue name
Nyawaygi [Yuru]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Juru
Thesaurus heading
Yuru language (E62) (Qld SE55-15)
Tindale (1974)
Euronbba, Malmal (native name of lower course of Burdekin River), Mal Mal, ? Arwur-angkana, South Murri.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Mouths of the Burdekin River
Nyawaygi
Arwur angkana
Euronbba
Juru
Mal Mal
Malmal
South Murri
Arwur angkana
Comment
Language comment
According to Terrill (1998:86), one word list 'Mouths of the Burdekin River' complied by O'Connor in Curr (1886, Vol2 pp454-5) is all that remains of this language.
References

‘Mouths of the Burdekin River’ in Curr, 1886, Vol2, pp454-5
Curr, Edward Micklethwaite. 1886-87. The Australian race: its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent. Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer; London: Trübner.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
From Bowen north to the Burdekin River at Home Hill; southwest to Bogie Range; at Upstart Bay; south to Mount Pleasant and Mount Abbot (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
1
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
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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Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicNyawaygi [Yuru]Nyawaygi [dialects: Related to Wulguru, Bindal, and Yuru, which may be extinct.]
Dixon (2002)LOWER BURDEKIN GROUPMouths of the Burdekin RiverO'Connor, 'Mouths of the Burdekin River', in Curr (1886, Vol 2 pp 454-5)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganNyawaygicYuru
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganNyawaygicYuru
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNjawigicYuru
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMariYuru
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMariJuru