S70: Buibadjali

AIATSIS code: 
S70
AIATSIS reference name: 
Buibadjali

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Name
ABN name
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Horton name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Wotjobaluk (Buibatjali)
Thesaurus heading language
Buibadjali language S70
Thesaurus heading (old)
Buibadjali language (S70) (Vic SJ55-01)
Tindale (1974)
Wotjo-ba-laiuruk (lit. 'men and women'), Wuttya-bullak, Wuttyuballeak, Buibatjali (dialect name), buibaty-alli, Wattyabullak, Woychibirik (name for man = ['wotjo]), Woitu-bullar (plural of man as used in Baraparapa tribe), Tjatijala (regional name west of Lake Hindmarsh), Tyatty-alla, Djadjala, Iyattyala (misprint), Kurm-me-lak (horde name = Gromiluk), Wimmera tribe, Gourrbaluk (Gour = Lake Hindmarsh, name used by Wembawemba), Gnallba-gootchyourl (Ngalbagutja = Lake Albucutya, name applied to northern hordes of tribe by the Wembawemba), Malikun-ditj (name given by northern tribes), Malleegunditch.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Buibatyalli, Buiba-tyalli, Buibatjali, Buibadjali [Clark 1990:351]
Synonyms
Buibatyalli, Wotjobaluk, Buiba tyalli, Buibatjali, Wotjo ba laiuruk, Wuttya bullak, Wuttyuballeak, buibaty alli, Wattyabullak, Woychibirik, Woitu bullar, Tjatijala, Tyatty alla, Djadjala, Iyattyala, Kurm me lak, Wimmera tribe, Gourrbaluk, Gnallba gootchyourl, Malikun ditj, Malleegunditch
Comment
Comments: 
This is a dialect of Wergaia S17 according to Clark (2005:21-22). Documentation on Wergaia S17 may be relevant.
References: 
  • Clark, Ian. 2005. Aboriginal language areas in Victoria - a reconstruction: a report to Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages. Melbourne: Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
VIC
Location information: 
Hopetoun (Clark 2005:21)
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Catalogue
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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).

Documentation
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar A few articles 1
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002) WEST VICTORIAN AREAL GROUP Kulin subgroup* Buibatyalli Wemba-Wemba Hercus (1986) further dialects: Baraba-Baraba, Madhi-Madhi, Wadi-Wadi, Ladji-Ladji, Nari-Nari, Wergaya, Djadjala, Wutjabulak, Martijali, Buibatyalli, Nundatyalli, Jab-wurrung, Pirt-Koopen-Noot, Jaja-wurrung
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975) Unclassified Buibadjali
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)