S12: Yirawirung

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AIATSIS Code: 
S12
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Yirawirung

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Meru (Erawirungand)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Erawirung
Thesaurus heading language
Yirawirung language S12
Thesaurus heading (old)
Yirawirung language (S12) (SA SI54-10)
Tindale (1974)
Jirau (valid alternative), Eraweerung, Eramwir-rangu, Erawiruck, Jeraruk (name of a horde), Yerraruck, Yirau, Yiran (misprint), Pomp-malkie, Meru (['meru] = man, a general term). Juju (of the Maraura ['ju:] = no), Yuyu, You-you, Rankbirit (name of a horde), Wilu (name of a horde), Willoo.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Eraweerung, Erawirrangu, Erawiruck, Yerraruck, Yirau, Yiran
Glottocode
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Other sources
Yirau [Berndt 1993]
Synonyms
Meru
Erawirungand
Ngawait
Rankbirit
Ngintait
Ngaralta
Nganguruku
Ngaiawung
Eramwirrangu
Eraweerung
Erawirrangu
Erawiruck
Erawirung
Jeraruk
Jirau
Jirawirung
Juju
Pomp malkie
Willoo
Wilu
Yerraruck
Yiran
Yirau
You you
Yuyu
Eramwir rangu
Comment
Language comment
References

Berndt, Ronald, and Catherine Berndt. 1993. A world that was: the Yaraldi of the Murray River and the Lakes, South Australia. Carlton, VIC: Melbourne University Press at the Miegunyah Press.
Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred R. 1918, 1923. Notes on the social organization of Australian tribes. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 48:222-253; 53:424-447.
Tindale, Norman B. 1974. Aboriginal tribes of Australia: their terrain, environmental controls, distribution, limits, and proper names. Berkeley: University of California Press/Canberra: Australian National University Press.

Status
Potential Data
Location
State
NSW
SA
Location information
On the eastern bank of Murray River from above Paringa to Loxton and about 15 miles (40 km.) farther south in sandy country, away from the river. On the western side of river from Rufus Creek west to near Overland Corner. (Tindale 1974). ... the banks of the Murray River between Loxton and Paringa (Radcliffe-Brown 1918:247).
Maps
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Catalogue
Speakers
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Speaker NILS table
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NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganNgarinyeric-YithayithicErawirungYuyu [dialects: Ngawait, Erawirung, Ngintait, Ngarkat]
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericMiriliJirawirung
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericMiriliErawirung
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericMiriliErawirung