Y97: Muluridji

AIATSIS code: 
Y97
AIATSIS reference name: 
Muluridji

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Name
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Kuku-yalanji (Muluridji)
Ethnologue name
Muluridyi
ISO 639-3 code
vmu
Tindale name
Muluridji
Tindale (1974)
Muluridyi, Mulari-ji, Molloroiji, Mularitchee, Mull-ridgey, Moorlooratchee (Wakara tribe term), koko-moloroitji (Koko-kulunggur tribe term), Koko-moloroiji, Kokanodna (a horde).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Mulurutji, Molloroiji, Mularitchee, Kokomoloroitji, Kokomoloroij
Glottocode
mulu1243
Other sources
Muluridji [Alpher 2006.p.c.] Koogo-mullaridjy (Palmer 1882) [Rigsby 2007 p.c.] Muluriji [Patz 1982]
Synonyms
Kuku, Muluridyi, Kuku yalanji, Djankun, Jungkurara, Kokojelandji, Kokokulunggur, Kokowalandja, Wakara, Wulpura, Binjara, Gugu Muluridyi, Kokanodna, Koko moloroiji, koko moloroitji, Kokomoloreij, Kokomoloreitji, Kookanoona, Molloreiji, Molloroiji, Moorlooratchee, Mulari ji, Mularitchee, Mullridgey, Muluritji, Waluridji, Muluriji, Mulurutji, Kokomoloroitji, Kokomoloroij, Mull ridgey
Comment
Comments: 

This is a dialect of Kuku Yalanji Y78 (Patz, 1982). Documentation on Kuku Yalanji may be relevant.

 

References: 
  • Patz, Elisabeth. 1982. A grammar of the Kuku Yalanji language of north Queensland, Australian National University: PhD. (MS 1826).
  • Patz, Elizabeth. 2002. A grammar of the Kuku Yalanji language of north Queensland: Pacific Linguistics 527. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 

Speakers of the Kuku Yalanji language traditionally inhabited an area of over 2000 sq km extending from the Mossman River in the south to the Annan River in the north, bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the east and extending inland to presumably just west of Mt Mulgrave (Patz 2002:6).

 

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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS?
2005Estimate0
2006Census-
2011Census-
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).

Documentation
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual Less than 1 1
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available (includes vocabulary)
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Yalandyic   Muluridyi  
Dixon (2002)       (Kuku-) Muluridji Kuku-Yalanji Patz (1982) further dialects: Kuku-Njungkul, Kuku-Bididji, Kuku-Dungay, Kuku- Buyundji, Kuku-Kulunggur, Kuku-Yalaja (or Kuku-Yelandji), Koko-Walandja, (Kuku-)Wakura, (Kuku-) Wakaman, (Kuku-)Djangun, (Kuku-) Muluridji, Kuku-Jakandji
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Yalandic   Muluridyi  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Yalandyic   Muluridyi  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Yalanjic   Muluridji  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Yalanjic (or Family)   Muluridji  
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Eastern Pama Muluridji