N160: Ngan'gimerri

AIATSIS code: 
N160
AIATSIS reference name: 
Ngan'gimerri

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Thesaurus heading language
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Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Other sources
Tyemeri, Nangityemeri [Top End Handbook]
Synonyms
Ngangimerri, Ngan, gimerri, Tyemeri, Nangityemeri
Comment
Comments: 
Reid (1990) says that this is a dialect of Ngan'gityemeri N157, and it is the speech variety of the northernmost Ngan'giwumirri N17 estate group, rak-Merren. Documentation on Ngan'gityemeri N157 may be relevant.
References: 
  • Reid, Nicholas John. 1990. Ngan'gityemerri: a language of the Daly River region, Northern Territory of Australia, Australian National University: PhD.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
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NT
Location information: 
Dialect of Ngan'giwumirri spoken by northern-most clan (Reid 1990). spoken at Peppimenarti, Daly River, Nganmarriyanga and Wudipuli. (Blythe 2009:31)
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
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2001Census-
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2005Estimate-
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2016Census-

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 listMedium (100-200 pages)3
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript note: 
Grammar: 

Reid, Nicholas & Patricia Marrfurra McTaggart. 2008. Ngan'gi dictionary. Armidale: Australian Linguistics Press.

Dictionary: 
Reid, Nicholas & Patricia Marrfurra McTaggart. 2008. Ngan'gi dictionary. Armidale: Australian Linguistics Press.
Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)DALY RIVER AREAL GROUPSouthern Daly groupNgan.gimerriNgan.gi-tjemerri Reid (1990) dialects: Ngan.gi-kurunggurr, Ngan.gi-wumeri, Ngan.gimerri
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)