N180: Urrirrk

AIATSIS code: 
N180
AIATSIS reference name: 
Urrirrk

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
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Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
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Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
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Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Urrirrk, Wurilg, Urilg [Top End Handbook]
Synonyms
Urrirk, Wurilg, Urilg
Comment
Comments: 
According to New Top End Handbook, this is the western dialect of Amurdak N47. Documentation on Amurdak N47 may be relelvant.
References: 
  • Baker, Brett. 1996. New Top End Handbook. AILEC 0626.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 
Paw Paw beach (Western dialect of Amurdak) (Top End Handbook).
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Catalogue
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People: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
2011Census-
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).

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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)NORTH-WEST ARNHEM LAND SUBGROUP*UrrirkAmurdag (=Wardadjbak. A'mooridiyu) dialects: Urrirk, Didjurra
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)