A20: Wilyara

AIATSIS code: 
A20
AIATSIS reference name: 
Wilyara

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Name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
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Thesaurus heading language
Wilyara language A20
Thesaurus heading (old)
Wilyara language (A20) (WA SG51-13)
Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Wiijara [<ozbib>Oates & Oates 1970:79$4487</ozbib>]
Synonyms
Wiijara
Comment
Comments: 
This name appears in Berndt's (1959) 'The concept of the tribe in the Western Desert of Australia', as well as Capell (1963) and Oates and Oates (1970) but there appears to be no linguistic information available on this language.
References: 
  • Berndt, Ronald. 1959. The concept of the tribe in the Western Desert of Australia. Oceania 30(2):81-107.
  • Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
  • Oates, William J., and Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.
Status: 
Potential no data
Location
State / Territory: 
WA
Location information: 
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Maps: 
  • Berndt, Ronald. 1959. The concept of the tribe in the Western Desert of Australia. Oceania 30(2):82-107
Catalogue
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Programs
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People: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
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2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
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
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Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)