N107: Yalukal

AIATSIS code: 
N107
AIATSIS reference name: 
Yalukal

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Name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Nango (Jalukal)
Thesaurus heading language
Yalukal language N107
Thesaurus heading (old)
Yalugal / Jalugal language (N107) (NT SC53-15)
Tindale (1974)
Yalukal, Jalugal
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Yalukal [Schebeck 2001:15]
Synonyms
Jaloogal, Jalugal, Yalugal, Nango
Comment
Comments: 
Yalukal is a clan name (online Yolngu Matha dictionary) affiliated with nha?u'mirri N211. Bowern says it is a name for the combined families of Walama?u N79, Walamirri N131 and Miltji?i families (2007 p.c.). Schebeck (2001:16) lists Yalukal (N107) as a dialect of Nha?u language N211, but was unable to confirm its existence and based its inclusion on Warner's Yalukal people (1937, in Schebeck 2001:17). For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Bowern, Claire and Bentley James. 2010. Yan-Nha?u language documentation and revitalisation in Hobson, John, Kevin Lowe, Susan Poetsch and Michael Walsh eds. Re-awakening Languages, Theory and practice in the revitalisation of Australia's Indigenous languages, 361-371. Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • Schebeck, Bernhard. Final report on linguistic fieldwork carried out under a research grant from the A.I.A.S. from 23rd Nov., 1964, until 31st March, 1967 (MS 353).k
Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
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Location information: 
Naningura Point, northern most point of Elcho Island (Oates 1975:320).
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
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1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
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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).

Documentation
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Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMurngicNhanguYalugal
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)