Y41: Mbiywom

AIATSIS Code: 
Y41
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Mbiywom

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Mbeiwum
Ethnologue name
Uradhi [Mbiywom]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Mbewum
Thesaurus heading
Mbeiwum / Mbiywom language (Y41) (Qld SD54-03)
Tindale (1974)
KokMbewan, Mbe:wum, Mbeiwum, M-Berwum, Bywoom, Kokinno, Kokimoh.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Mbiywom, Kok Mbewam
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Mbiywom
Uradhi
Mbewum
KokMbewam
Kok Mbewam
KokMbewan
Mbe:wum
M Berwum
Bywoom
Kokinno
Kokimoh
Mbeiwum
Comment
Language comment
References

Sutton, Peter. 2001. Talking language. In Forty years on: Ken Hale and Australian languages, ed. Jane Simpson, et al., 453-464. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Hale, Kenneth L. 1964. Classification of northern Paman languages, Cape York Peninsula, Australia: a research report. Oceanic Linguistics 3(2):248-265. (see also O’Grady, et al. 1966, pp162-176).
McConnel, Ursula. c1939. Social organization of tribes of Cape York Peninsula. In Oceania; v.10, no.1 [54]-72.
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
... on the middle and upper Watson River and more recently on Myall Cree. Yourk Downs and Merluna cattle stations are regarded by informants as being in Mbiywom country (Hale 1964). Upper Watson River; at Merluna (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
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1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar A few articles 1
Audio-visual Less than 1 1
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Ken Hale
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Paman Northern Pama Uradhi [Mbiywom] Uradhi [dialects: Related to Gudang, Wuthati, Luthigh (Mpalitjanh), Yinwum, Ngkoth, Aritinngithigh, Mbiywom, Andyingit.]
Dixon (2002)   NORTH CAPE YORK SUBGROUP* Northern Paman subgroup* - Hale (1964, 1976b) Mbiywom Mbiywom
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Paman   Mbiywom  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyingan Paman Northern Pama Mbiywom  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan   Northern Pama Mbiywom  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Northern Pama Mbiywom  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Northern Pama Mbeiwum