G21: Mbara

AIATSIS Code: 
G21
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Mbara

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Mbara
Ethnologue name
Mbara
ISO 639-3 code
mvl
Tindale name
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Thesaurus heading language
Mbara language G21
Thesaurus heading (old)
Mbara language (G21) (Qld SF54-04)
Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
mbar1254
Other sources
Bargal [Sutton 1976:103]
Synonyms
Ambara
Mitjamba
Balgalu
Bargal
Comment
Language comment
References

Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Sutton, Peter. 1976. The diversity of initial dropping languages in southern Cape York. In Languages of Cape York, ed. Peter Sutton, 102-123. Canberra: AIAS.
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
QLD
Location information
On Woolgar and Stawell rivers; north to Gregory Range and Gledswood; west to near Saxby Downs; east to Chudleigh Park; south to Cambridge Downs (Tindale 1974).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Gavan Breen
Indigenous organisations: 
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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
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
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NILS endangerment grade
-
Documentation
Document Score: 
3
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Mbara   Mbara  
Dixon (2002)   SOUTH-EAST CAPE YORK PENINSULA GROUP   Mbara (Ambara) Mbara (and, possibly, Yanga; alternative names: Ambara, Bargal)
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Paman   Mbara  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Paman Southern Pama Mbara  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan     Mbara (G18)  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)          
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