Y154: Mulgu

AIATSIS code: 
Y154
AIATSIS reference name: 
Mulgu

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Comment
Comments: 
This is a dialect of Wulguru Y135 according to Sutton (1973) and Donohue (2006). Sutton collected some data (1995).
References: 
  • Donohue, Mark. 2007. Wulguru: a salvage study of a north-eastern Australian language from Townsville: Languages of the World/Materials 463. München: Lincom Europa.
  • Dixon, R. M. W. 2002. Australian languages: their nature and development: Cambridge Language Surveys. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Sutton, Peter. 1973. Gugu-Badhun and its neighbours: a linguistic salvage study, Macquarie University: MA. MS 694.
  • Sutton, Peter. 1995. Notes on the Palm Island and Townsville language. PMS 5543
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
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QLD
Location information: 
Palm Island (Sutton 1995).
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
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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).

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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)HERBERT RIVER GROUPMulguManbara possible dialect names: Mulgu, Buluguyban, Wulgurukaba, Coonambella, Nhawalgaba
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)