Y123: DYIRBAL / JIRRBAL

AIATSIS Code: 
Y123
AIATSIS Reference name: 
DYIRBAL / JIRRBAL

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Dyirbal dialects
ABS Name
Dyirbal
Horton Name
Djirbalngan
Ethnologue name
Dyirbal
ISO 639-3 code
dbl
Tindale name
Djirubal
Thesaurus heading
Dyirbal / Djirbal / Jirrabul language (Y123) (Qld SE55-05)
Tindale (1974)
Tjirbal, Chirpalji, Dyirbaldyi, Djirbal, Dyirbalngan (collective term), Dyirbal, Chirpa, Choolngai (of Wakara tribe), Njirma (horde at Ravenshoe).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Djirbal, Tjirbal, Chirpalji
Glottocode
dyir1250
Other sources
-
Synonyms
Dyirbal
Djirbalngan
Djiru
Giramay
Gulngai
Jirrbalngan
Keramai
Malanbara
Ngatjan
Mamu
Djirubal
Djirbal
Tjirbal
Chirpalji
Dyirbaldyi
Dyirbalngan
Chirpa
Choolngai
Njirma
Comment
Language comment
References

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.
Dixon, R. M. W. 1972. The Dyirbal language of north Queensland. London: Cambridge University Press.
Dixon, R. M. W. 2002. Australian languages: their nature and development: Cambridge Language Surveys. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Walsh, Michael. 1981. Maps of Australia and Tasmania. In Language atlas of the Pacific area Pt 1, eds S. A. Wurm and ShirĂ´ Hattori. Canberra: Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
Clump Point and vicinity; north to Murdering Point; south to mouth of Tully River (Tindale 1974).
Maps
-
Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
1223
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
13
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listMedium (100-200 pages)3
Text CollectionMedium (100-200 pages)3
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Dixon, R. M. W. 1972. The Dyirbal language of north Queensland. London: Cambridge University Press.
Dictionary: 
Dixon, R. M. W. 1975. Dyirbal dictionary with illustrative sentences (roughly transcribed), ms.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Annette Schmidt, Bob Dixon, Norman Tindale
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicDyirbalDyirbal [dialects: Dyiru, Girramay (Keramai), Gulnguy (Gulngay), Mamu, Ngadjan (Ngatjan).]
Dixon (2002)HERBERT RIVER GROUPDyirbalDyirbal Dixon (1972, 1990a) dialects: Ngadjan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Jirrbal, Gulngay, Djirru, Girramay, Walmalbarra
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicDyirbal
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicDyirbalDyirbal [dialects: Ngadyan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Dyirribarra Mamu, Dyiru, Gulngay, Girramay, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Dyabunbarra Dyirrbal, Walmalbarra]
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganDjirbalicDjirbal
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricDyirbalicDyirbal
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricYaraDjirubal