Y149: Jabunbarra Jirrbal

AIATSIS code: 
Y149
AIATSIS reference name: 
Jabunbarra Jirrbal

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Tindale (1974)
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Other sources
Jabunbarra Jirrbal [Dixon 1982:47]
Synonyms
Jirrbal, Dyabunbarra Dyirrbal
Comment
Comments: 
According to Dixon (1982, 2002), this is a dialect of Dyirbal Y123. Documentation on Dyirbal Y123 may be relevant.
References: 
  • Dixon, R. M. W. 1982. Problems in Dyirbal dialectology. In Language form and linguistic variation: papers dedicated to Angus McIntosh, ed. John M. Anderson, 43-73. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Dixon, R. M. W. 1972. The Dyirbal language of north Queensland. London: Cambridge University Press.
  • Dixon, R. M. W. 1996. Aboriginal people: Languages. In The Australian Encyclopedia vol. 1. Sixth edition, 76-80. Sydney: Australian Geographic.
  • Dixon, R. M. W. 2008. Language Contact in the Cairns Rainforest Region. Anthropological Linguistics , Vol. 50, No. 3/4 (Fall - Winter, 2008) , pp. 223-248
  • Dixon, R. M. W. 2002. Australian languages: their nature and development: Cambridge Language Surveys. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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Confirmed
Location
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QLD
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
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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 listMedium (100-200 pages)3
Text CollectionMedium (100-200 pages)3
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visualMore than 103
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)HERBERT RIVER GROUPJirrbalDyirbal Dixon (1972, 1990a) dialects: Ngadjan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Jirrbal, Gulngay, Djirru, Girramay, Walmalbarra
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicDyabunbarra DyirrbalDyirbal [dialects: Ngadyan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Dyirribarra Mamu, Dyiru, Gulngay, Girramay, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Dyabunbarra Dyirrbal, Walmalbarra]
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)