N131: Warramirri

AIATSIS code: 
N131
AIATSIS reference name: 
Warramirri

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Name
ABN name
Warramiri language
ABS name
Warramiri
Horton name
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Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Djangu (Waramiri)
Thesaurus heading language
Warramirri language N131
Thesaurus heading (old)
Warramirri / Warramiri language (N131) (NT SD53-03)
Tindale (1974)
Warramiri, Warameri, Warumeri, War- ramirri, Burada, Buratha, Budalpudal, Buralbural
O'Grady et al (1966)
Waramiri
Glottocode
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Other sources
Warramirri, Waramiri [Top End Handbook] Waramiri, Burratha (a warname), Milyi?i (given also to Yalukal (N107) and possibly to Rirradji?u (N140) [Schebeck 2001:94-95]
Synonyms
Warramiri, Wadameri, Wadamiri, Waramiri, Waramirri, Warawiri, Waroomari, Warramee, Warumari, Warameri, Djangu, Warumeri, War ramirri, Burada, Buratha, Budalpudal, Buralbural
Comment
Comments: 
Warramiri (N131) and Man(d)atja N116.N are Yolngu clans affiliated with Djangu N202 language and Yirritja moiety (Schebeck, 2001:16). See also Burrara N135 and Yalukal N107. For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Keen, Ian. 1978. One ceremony, one song: an economy of religious knowledge among the Yolngu of north-east Arnhem Land, Australian National University: PhD. (MS 1298).
  • Greatorex, John. 2014. Yolngu Matha Dictionary http://yolngudictionary.cdu.edu.au/
  • Schebeck, Bernhard. 2001. Dialect and social groupings in northeast Arnheim [i.e. Arnhem] Land vol. 7: LINCOM studies in Australian languages, no. 7. München: Lincom Europa.
  • Amery, Robert. 1985. A new diglossia: contemporary speech varieties at Yirrkala in north east Arnhem Land, Australian National University: MA. (MS2823).
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 
(Djangu)
Maps: 
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Catalogue
Links
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Bernhard Schebeck
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
2011Census7
2016Census17

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
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript note: 
PMS 2479
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)YOLNGU SUBGROUP*Northern Yolngu subgroup*WarramiriDjangu dialects include: Warramiri, Mandatja
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMurngicDjanguWaramiri
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganMurngicYulnguWaramiri
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganMurngicYulnguWarameri