L62: Malintji

AIATSIS code: 
L62
AIATSIS reference name: 
Malintji

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Maiawali (Malintji)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Malintji
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
Tindale (1974)
Mullinchi, Mullinchie.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Maiawali, Majuli, Mullinchi, Myorli, Mullinchie
Comment
Comments: 
Mathews lists Malintji under his 'Yowerawarrika Nation' L23. However, the location of Malintji identified by Tindale (1974) is not adjacent to Yawarrawarrka L23. Based on the information available, Malintji is unlikely to be a language name.
References: 
  • 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.Breen, Gavan. 1990.
  • Salvage studies of Western Queensland Aboriginal languages: Pacific Linguistics B-105. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • Mathews, Robert. 1905. Ethnological notes on the Aboriginal tribes of Queensland. Royal Geographical Society of A/Asia, Queensland Branch -- Proceedings, v.20, 1905; 49-75 -- tbls.
  • Mathews, Robert. 1900. Divisions of the South Australian Aborigines. American Philosophical Society -- Proceedings, v.39, no.161, 1900; [78]-93.
Status: 
Potential no data
Location
State / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 
... east of the Maiawali along Vergemont Creek, south to about Jundah. Very little is known about them (Tindale 1974:180).
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
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1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
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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
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript note: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)