Y127: Girramay

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AIATSIS Code: 
Y127
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Girramay

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Girramay
Horton Name
Djirbalngan (Giramay/Keramai)
Ethnologue name
Dyirbal [Girramay]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Keramai
Thesaurus heading language
Girramay language Y127
Thesaurus heading (old)
Girramay language (Y127) (Qld SE55-06)
Tindale (1974)
Kiramai, Giramai, Giramay, Giramaygan, Kirrama, Kirrami, Kerrami, Wombelbara (Warakamai term), ['jir:a] = man.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Kiramay, Kiramai, Wombelbara
Glottocode
-
Other sources
Synonyms
Dyirbal
man
Comment
Language comment
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
QLD
Location information
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Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Bob Dixon, Margaret Elizabeth Lawrie, Norman Tindale,
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
9 - - - - 10 10 28
Speaker NILS table
6 7 7 7
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
5
Documentation
Document Score: 
9
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection Small (20-100 pages) 2
Grammar Large grammar (more than 200 pages) 4
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript Note: 
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Grammar: 
Dixon, R. M. W. 1972. The Dyirbal language of north Queensland. London: Cambridge University Press.
Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Dyirbalic   Dyirbal [Girramay] Dyirbal [dialects: Dyiru, Girramay (Keramai), Gulnguy (Gulngay), Mamu, Ngadjan (Ngatjan).]
Dixon (2002)   HERBERT RIVER GROUP   Girramay Dyirbal Dixon (1972, 1990a) dialects: Ngadjan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Jirrbal, Gulngay, Djirru, Girramay, Walmalbarra
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Dyirbalic   Girramay Dyirbal [dialects: Ngadyan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Dyirribarra Mamu, Dyiru, Gulngay, Girramay, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Dyabunbarra Dyirrbal, Walmalbarra]
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Djirbalic   Giramay  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Dyirbalic Giramay  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Yara Keramai