Y135: WULGURUKABA

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AIATSIS Code: 
Y135
AIATSIS Reference name: 
WULGURUKABA

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Nyawaygi (Manbara)
Ethnologue name
Nyawaygi [Wulguru]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Wulgurukaba
Thesaurus heading language
Wulgurukaba language Y135
Thesaurus heading (old)
Wulguru language (Y135) (Qld SE55-14)
Tindale (1974)
['Buruku'man] (valid alternative pronunciation of island name), Korambelbara (name applied by Waraka-mai), Mun-ba-rah.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Manbara
Nyawaygi
Korambelbara
Mun ba rah
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.
Sutton, Peter. 1973. Gugu-Badhun and its neighbours: a linguistic salvage study, Macquarie University: MA. (MS 694).
Donohue, Mark. 2007. Wulguru: a salvage study of a north-eastern Australian language from Townsville: Languages of the World/Materials 463. München: Lincom Europa.
Watson, Joanne 1994. Becoming Bwgcolman : exile and survival on Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present / by Joanne Watson. PhD thesis. University of Queensland
Sutton, Peter. 1995. Notes on the Palm Island and Townsville language. (MS 5543).

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
On Palm Islands and Magnetic Island; on Ross River; east nearly to Cape Cleveland; west for about 20 miles (30 km.) beyond Townsville ['wulguru] = man. Great Palm Island is called ['Burugu'man]; the last survivor of the island horde died in 1962. A large settlement of mainland people is there now (Tindale 1974: 190). Palm Island, Magnetic Island, Townsville, as far east as Cape Cleveland, and inland for about 30 kilometeres. To the north it was probably spoken as far as the southern limits of Nyawaygi territory, near Rollingstone (Donohue 2007).
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
4
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionLess than 20 pages1
GrammarSketch grammar (less than 100 pages)2
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
Donohue, Mark. 2007. Wulguru: a salvage study of a north-eastern Australian language from Townsville. Munich: Lincom Europe.
Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicNyawaygi [Wulguru]Nyawaygi [dialects: Related to Wulguru, Bindal, and Yuru, which may be extinct.]
Dixon (2002)HERBERT RIVER GROUPManbaraManbara possible dialect names: Mulgu, Buluguyban, Wulgurukaba, Coonambella, Nhawalgaba
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganNyawaygicWulguru
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganNyawaygicWulguru
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNjawigicWulgurugaba
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)