C37: Wurlayi

AIATSIS code: 
C37
AIATSIS reference name: 
Wurlayi

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Ethnologue name
Gurinji (Wurlayi)
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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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Synonyms
Gurinji
Comment
Comments: 
Ngarinyman speakers describe varieties of Ngarinyman including Wurlayi (Wurli) (http://dobes.mpi.nl/projects/jaminjung/languages/, viewed on 19/05/17). This is a dialect of Ngarinyman C27 according to McConvell (1980). Documentation on Ngarinyman may be relevant.
References: 
  • McConvell, Patrick. 1980. Hierarchical variation in pronominal clitic attachment in the eastern Ngumbin languages. In Contributions to Australian linguistics, eds Bruce Rigsby and Peter Sutton, 31-117. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
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NT
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
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).

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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestNgumbinGurinji (Wurlayi)
Dixon (2002)NORTHERN DESERT FRINGE SUBGROUPEdgar Range to Victoria River subgroup*WurlayiGurindji (Kuurrinjtji) McConvell (ms.a) further dialects: Wanjdjirra, Malngin, Wurlayi, Ngarinman, Pilinara; possibly also Kartangarurru
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestNgumbinWurlayiNgarinman [dialects: Bilinara, Eastern (Ngarinman), Wurlayi]
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)