Y115: Mbabaram

AIATSIS Code: 
Y115
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Mbabaram

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Mbabaram
Ethnologue name
Mbabaram
ISO 639-3 code
vmb
Tindale name
Barbaram
Thesaurus heading
Mbabaram language (Y115) (Qld SE55-05)
Tindale (1974)
Mbabaram (initial glottal stop), (Um)Barbarem, Bar-barum, Mogmbabarum (['mok] = man), Wumbabaram (Tjapukai term), Oombarbarum, Woombarbarram, Boobu-ram, Balbarum, Woombarrmbarra (Wakara term).
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
mbab1239
Other sources
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Synonyms
Barbaram
Balbarum
Bar Barrum
Barbarem
Barbarum
Booburam
Gugu Mbabaram
Illagona
Kwearriburra
Mogmbabarum
Morruburra
Oombarbarum
Queeariburra
Umbarbaram
Warrialgona
Woombarbarram
Woombarrmbarra
Wumbabaram
Wumbarbaram
Koko Beberam this is not equivalent of Mbabaram
Bar barum
Boobu ram
Bar-Barrum
Comment
Language comment
References

Dixon, R. M. W. 1991. Mbabaram. In Handbook of Australian languages vol. 4, eds R. M. W. Dixon and B. J. Blake, 348-402. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
... around the upper Walsh River, in north-east Queensland, just to the west of the Great Dividing Range. Its territory included the present settlements of Irvinebank, Petford and Lappa (but did not extend as far as Almaden, Mount Garnet or Mareeba) (Dixon 1991:350).
Maps
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Catalogue
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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
0 0 1 1
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
5
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar Sketch grammar (less than 100 pages) 2
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (vocabulary and elicitation)
Grammar: 
Dixon, R. M. W. 1991 Mbabaram. In The handbook of Australian languages vol 4, eds. Dixon RMW and B Barry, 348-402. Oxford University Press.
Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Bob Dixon
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Paman Southern Pama Mbabaram  
Dixon (2002)   GREATER MARIC GROUP Mbabaram/Agwamin group Mbabaram Mbabaram Dixon (1991b)
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Paman   Mbabaram  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Paman Southern Pama Mbabaram  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan   Southern Pama Mbabaram  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Mbabaramic   Mbabaram  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)