N78: Mangarrayi

 How to use this field
AIATSIS Code: 
N78
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Mangarrayi

tab group

Name
ABN Name
-
ABS Name
Mangarrayi
Horton Name
Mangarayi
Ethnologue name
Mangarayi
ISO 639-3 code
mpc
Tindale name
Mangarai
Thesaurus heading language
Mangarrayi language N78
Thesaurus heading (old)
Mangarrayi / Mangarayi language (N78) (NT SD53-09)
Tindale (1974)
Mungarai, Mungerry, Mangarei, Manggarai, ? Walooka.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Mungarai, Mungerry
Glottocode
mang1381
Other sources
Mangarrayi, Mangarai, Manggarai, Mungari, Mungarai, Ngarrabadji [Top End Handbook]
Synonyms
Ngarrabadji
Mangarayi
Mungarai
Mangarai
Mangarei
Mangerei
Manggarai
Mungerry
Walooka
Mungari
Ngarrabadji
Comment
Language comment
References

Alpher B. Nicholas Evans, Mark Harvey. 2003. Proto Gunwinyguan verb suffixes. In The Non-Pama-Nyungan languages of northern Australia: comparative studies of the continent's most linguistically complex region, ed. Nicholas Evans, 305-352. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Harvey, Mark. 2008. Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages: land-language associations at colonisation. AILEC 0802.
Merlan, Francesca. 1982. Mangarayi. Amsterdam:North-Holland Publishing
Merlan, Francesca. 2003. The genetic position of Mangarrayi: evidence from nominal prefixation. In The non-Pama-Nyungan languages of northern Australia: comparative studies of the continent's most linguistically complex region, ed. Nicholas Evans, 355-367. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Roberts, Garalnganyjak Jessie, Shiela Yanybarrak Conway, Rita Morgan, Amy Dirn.gayg, Splinter Harris, Edna Burrbanja Farrar, Fay Banjanja Roberts, Francesca merlan, Eugenie Collyer, Taegan Calnan and Glenn Wightman. 2011. Mangarrayi and Yangman plants and animals : Aboriginal biocultural knowledge from Elsey and the Roper River, north Australia. Katherine : Diwurruwurru-Jaru Aboriginal Corporation.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NT
Location information
The general association was to Roper River drainage between Salt Creek and Duck Ponds. In the south Mangarrayi associations extended to Bayward Lagoon on the Strangeways River. They did not extend south of this place (Harvey ASEDA 802).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
>50 - 50- - - 6 6 15
Speaker NILS table
- 1 1 -
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
11
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Small (20-100 pages) 2
Text Collection Small (20-100 pages) 2
Grammar Large grammar (more than 200 pages) 4
Audio-visual More than 10 3
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Merlan, Francesca. 1982. Mangarayi. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing.
Dictionary: 
Merlan, Francesca et.al. 1990. Mangarrayi vocabulary, ms.
Programs
Activities: 
Diwurruwurru-jaru Aboriginal Corporation made recordings and produced a few materials early 2000'.
People: 
Francesca Merlan, Margaret Sharpe
Indigenous organisations: 

Ngukurr Languaage Centre https://ngukurrlc.org.au/

Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Gunwingguan Mangarayic   Mangarayi  
Dixon (2002)   ARNHEM LAND GROUP   Mangarrayi (or Ngarrabadji) Mangarrayi (or Ngarrabadji) Merlan (1982a)
Wurm (1994) Mangarayi     Mangarayi  
Walsh (1981) Mangarayan     Mangarayi  
Oates (1975) Mangaraian     Manggarai  
Wurm (1972) Mangaraian     Mangarai  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Mangaraian     Mangarai