N9: Marridan

AIATSIS Code: 
N9
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Marridan

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Marridan (Maridan)
Horton Name
Marrithiyel (Marridan)
Ethnologue name
Maridan
ISO 639-3 code
zmd
Tindale name
Maridan
Thesaurus heading
Marridan / Marrisyefin / Nordanimin language (N9) (NT SD52-11)
Tindale (1974)
Murindan (['mari] = ['murin]).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
mari1422
Other sources
Synonyms
Maridan
Marrithiyel
Brinken
Marri Ammu
Marrisjefin
Matige
Murindan
Nordanimin
Maredan
Comment
Language comment
Green (1989) treats this as a dialect of Marrithiyel N7.
References

Baker, Brett. New Top End Handbook (FileMaker database). (ASEDA 0626).
Green, Ian. 1989. Marrithiyel: a language of the Daly River region of Australia’s Northern Territory, Australian National University: PhD.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NT
Location information
A small area inland on the north side of the marshland of the middle Moyle River (Tindale 1974).
Maps
-
Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
-
Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
-
Dictionary: 
-
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
-
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)DalyBringen-WagaydyBringenMaridan
Dixon (2002)DALY RIVER AREAL GROUPWestern Daly subgroup*MarridanMarrithiyel I. Green (1989) further dialects: Marri Ammu, Marritjevin, Marridan, Marramanindjdji
Wurm (1994)DalyBringen-WagaydyMaridan
Walsh (1981)DalyBringgen-WagaydyBringenMaridan
Oates (1975)DalyBringen-WagadjBringenMaredan
Wurm (1972)DalyBrinken-WagatyBrinkenMaredan
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)