N176: Letpurrirt

AIATSIS code: 
N176
AIATSIS reference name: 
Letpurrirt

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Synonyms
Lhetburrirt
Comment
Comments: 
This is a dialect of Jawoyn N57 according to Merlan and Jacq (2005:2). Documentation on Jawoyn N57 may be relevant.
References: 
  • Merlan, Francesca, Pascale Jacq, and Jowoyn elders eds. 2005. Jawoyn-English dictionary and English finder-list. Katherine, NT: Diwurruwurru-jaru Aboriginal Corporation.
  • Merlan, Francesca. nd. Bamyili and Katherine Gorge, N.T. and Canberra Typescript. MS 1366.
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Confirmed
Location
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NT
Location information: 
seems to have been spoken on the lower Katherine River (and some say, on the Ferguson River and down to its junction with the Edith) (Merlan & Jacq 2005:2).
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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).

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Manuscript note: 
MS 1366
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)ARNHEM LAND GROUPJawoynWarray groupLhetburrirtJawoyn (or Jawonj or Adowen or Gun-djawan) further dialects: Genhinj'mi, Ngarla'mi, Lhetburrirt, Ngan-wirlang
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)