Y126: Gulngay

AIATSIS code: 
Y126
AIATSIS reference name: 
Gulngay

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Djirbalngan (Gulngai/Malanbara)
Ethnologue name
Dyirbal [Gulnguy]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Gulngai
Thesaurus heading language
Gulngay language Y126
Thesaurus heading (old)
Malanbarra / Gulngay language (Y126) (Qld SE55-06)
Tindale (1974)
Kurungai, Kulngai, Gulngay, Gulnggai (incorrect), Tjulngai, Djulngai, Mallanpara, Malanbara (a horde name), 'Tully blacks.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Dyirbal, Djirbalngan, Gulngai/Malanbara, Djiru, Giramay, Gulngai, Jirrbalngan, Keramai, Malanbara, Ngatjan, Mamu, Djulngai, Gulnggai, Gulngui, Gulnguy, Kulngai, Kurlngay, Kurungai, Mallanpara, Tjulngai, Tully blacks
Comment
Comments: 
According to Dixon (1972, 2002), this is a dialect of Dyirbal Y123.
References: 
  • 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.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 
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Maps: 
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Catalogue
Links
Programs
Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates>2
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS0
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
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text Collection1 (songs)
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available (Song)
Grammar: 

Dixon, R. M. W. 1972. The Dyirbal language of north Queensland. London: Cambridge University Press.

Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicDyirbal [Gulnguy]Dyirbal [dialects: Dyiru, Girramay (Keramai), Gulnguy (Gulngay), Mamu, Ngadjan (Ngatjan).]
Dixon (2002)HERBERT RIVER GROUPGulngayDyirbal Dixon (1972, 1990a) dialects: Ngadjan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Jirrbal, Gulngay, Djirru, Girramay, Walmalbarra
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicGulngayDyirbal [dialects: Ngadyan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Dyirribarra Mamu, Dyiru, Gulngay, Girramay, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Dyabunbarra Dyirrbal, Walmalbarra]
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganDjirbalicGulngay
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricDyirbalicGulngay
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricYaraGulngui