Y220: Biyay

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AIATSIS Code: 
Y220
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Biyay

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
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Ethnologue name
Warrgamay (Biyay)
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
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Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
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Tindale (1974)
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O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
giri
Warrgamay
Comment
Language comment
References

Dixon, R.M.W. 1981. Wargamay. In Handbook of Australian languages vol. 2, eds R.M.W. Dixon and B.J. Blake, 1-144 + map. Canberra: ANU Press.
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.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
... around the mouth of the Herbert River (including the present towns of Halifax and Bemerside) (Dixon 1981:3).
Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
0
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
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Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganDyirbalicWarrgamay (Biyay)
Dixon (2002)HERBERT RIVER GROUPBiyay(giri)Warrgamay Dixon (1981a) further dialect: Biyay(giri)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)