E98: Nymboidan

AIATSIS code: 
E98
AIATSIS reference name: 
Nymboidan

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Nymboidan language E98
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Nymboidan is one of three mutually intelligible dialects of Gumbaynggirr E7, the others being 'Northern Lowlands Gumbaynggirr and Southern Gumbaynggirr. Morelli says Nymboidan 'graded into the Baanbay E8 of New England Tablelands that reached to around Guyra and Tingha' (Morelli, 2008:ix). See also Gumbaynggirr E7 and Gambalamam E85.
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  • Morelli, Steve. 2008. Gumbaynggirr dictionary & learner's grammar = Gumbaynggirr bijaarr jandaygam, ngaawa gugaarrigam. Nambucca Heads: Muurrbay Aboriginal Language & Culture Co-operative.
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Nymboidan, which graded into the Baanbay of the New England Table Lands that reached to around Guyra and Tingha (Morelli 2008: ix).
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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).

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