Y150: Walmalbarra

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Y150
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Walmalbarra

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Walmalbarra is only known from a vocabulary in Roth (1900 in Dixon 1982); this is a dialect of Dyirbal Y123 (Dixon (1982, 2002). Documentation on Dyirbal Y123 may be relevant.
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  • Roth, W.E. (1901-10). North Queensland ethnography. Bulletins 1-8, Brisbane: Government Printer, 1901-05. Bulletins 9-18 in Records of the Australian Museum VI-VIII, 1907-10.
  • 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. & Koch, Grace. 1996. Dyirbal song poetry. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press.
  • Dixon, R. M. W. 2002. Australian languages: their nature and development:
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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).

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Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)HERBERT RIVER GROUPWalmalbarraDyirbal Dixon (1972, 1990a) dialects: Ngadjan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Jirrbal, Gulngay, Djirru, Girramay, Walmalbarra
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicWalmalbarraDyirbal [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)