N101: Liyagawumirr

AIATSIS code: 
N101
AIATSIS reference name: 
Liyagawumirr

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Name
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
ABN name
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ABS name
Liyagawumirr
Horton name
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Ethnologue name
Dhuwal [Liyagawumirr]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Duwal (Leiagawumir)
Tindale (1974)
Leyagawumirr, Liagaomir, Laigajomir, Laigojomir, Galbanuk, Galwanuk, Galwangug
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Leyagäwumirr, Liagaomir (Warner 1937), Liagajomir (Capell 1963); Dambuwäwumi(rr), Bukuwäwumi (Djinba/Djinang form), Leyagäwumirri (Dhuwala form), Reyagä(wu)way (Nhangu form), Leyagabumirr, Buyuyukululmirr (ceremonial name) [Schebeck 2001:92] D?ambugawumirri, L?iyagawumirri, Buyuyukululmirri [Keen 1978]
Synonyms
Dhuwal, Leyagawumirr, Liagaomir, Laigajomir, Laigojomir, Galbanuk, Galwanuk, Galwangug
Comment
Comments: 
Liyagawumirr (N101) is listed as a sub-group of Djambarrpuy?u N115 by Wilkinson (1991:13); Leyagäwumirr (N101) is described as a dialect of Dhuwal by Schebeck (2001:15). The online Yolngu Matha dictionary describes Liyagawumirr(i) (N101) as a clan-nation, which includes the Buyuyugululmirr clan. For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Greatorex, John. 2014. Yolngu Matha Dictionary http://yolngudictionary.cdu.edu.au/
  • Schebeck, Bernhard. 2001. Dialect and social groupings in northeast Arnheim [i.e. Arnhem] Land vol. 7: LINCOM studies in Australian languages, no. 7. München: Lincom Europa.
  • Wilkinson, Melanie P. 1991. Djambarrpuyngu: a Yolngu variety of Northern Australia, University of Sydney: PhD. (MS 3182).
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 
(Dhuwal)
Maps: 
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Links
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate50
2006Census-
2011Census-
2016Census16

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 listNone0
Text CollectionSmall (20-100 pages)2
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganYuulnguDhuwalDhuwal [Liyagawumirr]Dhuwal [dialectes: Dhuwaya, Dhuwal, Liyagawumirr, Marrangu, Marrakulu, Djapu, Liyagalawumirr, Datiwuy]
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMurngicDhuwalaLeyagawumirr
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)