E62: Yuru

AIATSIS code: 
E62
AIATSIS reference name: 
Yuru

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Yuru
Ethnologue name
Nyawaygi [Yuru]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Juru
Thesaurus heading language
Yuru language E62
Thesaurus heading (old)
Yuru language (E62) (Qld SE55-15)
Tindale (1974)
Euronbba, Malmal (native name of lower course of Burdekin River), Mal Mal, ? Arwur-angkana, South Murri.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Mouths of the Burdekin River, Nyawaygi, Arwur angkana, Euronbba, Juru, Mal Mal, Malmal, South Murri, Arwur angkana
Comment
Comments: 
According to Terrill (1998:86), one word list 'Mouths of the Burdekin River' complied by O'Connor in Curr (1886, Vol2 pp454-5) is all that remains of this language.
References: 
  • 'Mouths of the Burdekin River' in Curr, 1886, Vol2, pp454-5
  • 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. Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer; London: Trübner.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 
From Bowen north to the Burdekin River at Home Hill; southwest to Bogie Range; at Upstart Bay; south to Mount Pleasant and Mount Abbot (Tindale 1974).
Maps: 
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Catalogue
Links
Programs
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-NyunganDyirbalicNyawaygi [Yuru]Nyawaygi [dialects: Related to Wulguru, Bindal, and Yuru, which may be extinct.]
Dixon (2002)LOWER BURDEKIN GROUPMouths of the Burdekin RiverO'Connor, 'Mouths of the Burdekin River', in Curr (1886, Vol 2 pp 454-5)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganNyawaygicYuru
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganNyawaygicYuru
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNjawigicYuru
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMariYuru
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMariJuru