W2: Mirnang / Mineng

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AIATSIS Code: 
W2
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Mirnang / Mineng

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Minang
Ethnologue name
Nyunga [Mirnong]
ISO 639-3 code
xrg
Tindale name
Minang
Thesaurus heading language
Mirnang / Mineng language W2
Thesaurus heading (old)
Minang language (W2) (WA SI50-11)
Tindale (1974)
Minung, Meenung, Mirnong, Mean-anger, Meern-anger, Minnal Yungar (lit. 'southern men'), Meenung (name given by Ko:reng), Mount Barker tribe.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Minung, Meenung, Mearn-anger
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Nyungar
Minang
Nyunga
Mearn anger
Meenun
Minnal Yungar
Mirnong
Mount Barker tribe
Meenung
Mining
Minninng
Minong
Minung
Mean anger
Meern anger
Comment
Language comment
References

Curr, Edward Micklethwaite. 1886-87. The Australian race: its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent. Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer; London: Trübner.
Mulvaney, John & Neville Green eds. 1992. Commandant of solitude: the journals of Captain Collet Barker 1828-1831. (B B255.23/C2)
Noongar Boodjar Waangkiny Language Centre. <http://noongarboodjar.com.au/language/noongar-dialects/>, viewed 19 October 2015.
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
Confirmed
Location
State
WA
Location information
King George Sound; north to Stirling Range, Tenterden, Lake Muir, Cowerup, and Shannon River. On coast from West Cliff Point to Boat Harbour; at Pallinup (Salt) River; at Mount Barker, Nornalup, Wilson Inlet, and Porongurup Range (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
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1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar   1 (on Nyungar)
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (bates)
Grammar: 
Douglas, Wilfrid. 1968. The Aboriginal languages of the south-west of Australia. Canberra: AIAS.
Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan South-West Nyungar Nyunga [Mirnong] Nyunga [Former Nyungar languages: Tjapanmay, Karlamay, Pipelman (Pipalman), Ngatjumay, Kwetjman, Mirnong, Kaniyang Pindjarup, Whadjuk.]
Dixon (2002)       Minang Nyungar tribal names: Njunga, Wutjari, Koreng, Minang, Pipalman, Wartanti, Pindjarup, Whadjuk, Kaneang, Wilmen, Njaki-Njaki
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan South-West   Mirnong  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan South-West Nyungar Mirnong  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Pilbara-Nyungar (Southwest) Njungar Minung  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Southwest (or Nyungic) Nyungar Mirnong  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Southwest Nyunga Minang