Yininayi (L41) is a language from the Upper Barcoo; Breen describes aspects of grammar and compiled a wordlist from the Alice River materials, (List 152 in Curr 1886-1887). He concludes Yiningayi (L41) (and Yandjibara L44) is 'closer to Bidjara E37, Dharawala D45 and Wadjabangayi L39 than to any other language and, bearing in mind the poor quality of the data, could be mutually intelligible with them' (1990:76).
West of Dividing Range to Forsyth Range, Maneroo Creek and Longreach; south along Alice River tributaries to about Mexico; north to Muttaburra, Cornish Creek, Tower Hill, Bowen Downs, and North Oakvale; at Aramac (Tindale 1974).
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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).