G44: Mayi-Yali

AIATSIS code: 
G44
AIATSIS reference name: 
Mayi-Yali

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Name
ABN name
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Horton name
Mayi-Kutuna (Mayi-Yali)
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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
Mayi Kutuna, Maikudunu, Marago, Mayali
Comment
Comments: 
This is possibly a separate Mayi dialect. Breen (1981:2) says there is no information about the name other than a statement from one informant that it is the same as Mayi-Yapi G20, though based on its probable location it is more likely to be closely related to Mayi-Kutuna.
References: 
  • Breen, Gavan. 1981. The Mayi languages of the Queensland gulf country. Canberra: AIAS. (B B832.72/M1)
Status: 
Potential no data
Location
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QLD
Location information: 
Mayi-Yali, if a separate group, were presumably in the vicinity of Myally Creek, west of the Leichhardt (Breen 1981:4).
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Speakers
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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)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Mayali
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)