E42: Baiali

AIATSIS code: 
E42
AIATSIS reference name: 
Baiali

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Bayali
Ethnologue name
Bayali
ISO 639-3 code
bjy
Tindale name
Baiali
Thesaurus heading language
Baiali language E42
Thesaurus heading (old)
Bayali / Baiali language (E42) (Qld SF56-13)
Tindale (1974)
Byellee, Bieli, Byellel, Orambul, Urambal.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
baya1257
Other sources
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Synonyms
Bayali, Byellee, Bajali, Bayelle, Biele, Bieli, Byelle, Byellel, Orambul, Urambal
Comment
Comments: 
The data for this language are scarce; there is a word list in Curr for Byellee (E42) (1887: 114-115). Terrill indicates that there is no connection to the neighbouring Biri languages (1998:87).
References: 
  • Curr, Edward Micklethwaite. 1886-87. The Australian race: its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent. v.3. Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer. pp 114-115.
  • Terrill, Angela. 1998. Biri: Languages of the world 258. München: Lincom Europa.
  • 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 / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 
... south-east of Gangulu, east to the sea and on Curtis Island. ... one Curr word list for this language, no.160 [Byellee tribe] Keppel Bay, Calliope River and Curtis Island (anon 1886b) (Terrill 1998:87). [Baiali] At mouth of Fitzroy River; on Curtis Island; at Keppel Bay; south to Calliope River and Gladstone; inland to Mount Morgan (Tindale, 1974:164).
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Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates0
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).

Documentation
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganWaka-KabicKingkelBayali
Dixon (2002)ROCKHAMPTON/GLADSTONE GROUPBayaliBayali
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganWaka-KabicBayali
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganWaka-KabicKingkelBayali
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganWaka-KabicKingkelBayali
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganWaka-KabicKingkelBayali
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganWaka-KabicKingkelBayali