N64: Mawng

AIATSIS Code: 
N64
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Mawng

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Maung language
ABS Name
Maung
Horton Name
Maung
Ethnologue name
Maung
ISO 639-3 code
mph
Tindale name
Maung
Thesaurus heading language
Mawng language N64
Thesaurus heading (old)
Maung / Mawng language (N64) (NT SC53-13)
Tindale (1974)
Mauung, Mau, Manangari, Gunmarang (Gun-winggu term).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Maw, Managari
Glottocode
maun1240
Other sources
Kunmarung (name used by Gunwinjgu speakers), Maung, Mawng [Top End Handbook]
Synonyms
Maung
Mawung
Gun marung
Gunmarung
Managari
Manangari
Marung
Mau
Maw
Men ngai
Kunmarung
Mauung
Gunmarang
Comment
Language comment
References
Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NT
Location information
Maung is the language of the Goulburn Islands, off the north coast of Arnhem Land (Capell & Hinch 1979:15). This language is associated with South Goulbourn Island and the mainland opposite (Harvey PMS 5822). The general associations were to South Goulbourn Island and the coast from Iliwan Swamp west to the western side of Angularli Creek, and about 10-20km inland (Harvey ASEDA 802).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Arthur Capell, Anne Dineen, Joy Harris, Heather Hewett, Lazarus Lamilami, Warruwi (Goulburn Island) Bilingual Literature Production Centre, Bible Society
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
- - 200 234 315 300 300 261
Speaker NILS table
8 8 8 8
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
5
Documentation
Document Score: 
14
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Large (more than 200 pages) 4
Text Collection Large (more than 200 pages) 4
Grammar Small grammar (100-200 pages) 3
Audio-visual More than 10 3
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Capell, Arthur & Hinch, Heather. 1970. Maung grammar, texts and vocabulary. The Hague: Mouton. Singer, Ruth. 2006. Agreement in Mawng: Productive and lexicalised uses of agreement in an Australian language, University of Melbourne: PhD
Dictionary: 
Hewett, Heather. 1989. Maung dictionary, ms.
Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Yiwaidjan Yiwaidjic   Maung Maung [dialectes: Garig is reported to be related.]
Dixon (2002)   NORTH-WEST ARNHEM LAND SUBGROUP* Mawung-Iwaydja subgroup* Mawung (=Gun-marung) Mawung (=Gun-marung) Capell and Hinch (1970) dialect: Mananggari (=Naragani)
Wurm (1994) Yiwaidjan Yiwaidjic   Mawng  
Walsh (1981) Yiwaidjan Yiwaidjic Mawng Mawng (Maung)  
Oates (1975) Yiwaidjan Yiwaidjic Maung (Arargbi) Maung  
Wurm (1972) Iwaidjan Iwaidjic Maung Maung  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Iwaidjan Iwaidjic Arargbi Maung  
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