N115: Djambarrpuyngu

AIATSIS code: 
N115
AIATSIS reference name: 
Djambarrpuyngu

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Name
ABN name
Djambarrpuyngu language
ABS name
Djambarrpuyngu
Horton name
-
Ethnologue name
Djambarrpuyngu
ISO 639-3 code
djr
Tindale name
Duwal (Tjambarupingu)
Thesaurus heading language
Djambarrpuyngu language N115
Thesaurus heading (old)
Djambarrpuyngu language (N115) (NT SD53-03)
Tindale (1974)
Tjambarpoing, Djambarrpuyngu, Djambarpingu, Djambarbwingu, Jambarboinga, Jum-bapoingo, Djambarbingo, Djambarbwingo, Djambar-pinga, Tchambarupi, Djambarwingu, Gujula, Gwiyula, Ngaladharr, Naladaer, Ngalado
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
djam1256
Other sources
Djambarrpuyngu, Djambarbino, Djambarwingu, Djambarpingu [Top End Handbook]
Synonyms
Djambarbuyngu, Duwal, Djambarbino, Djambarwingu, Djambarpingu, Tjambarpoing, Djambarbwingu, Jambarboinga, Jum bapoingo, Djambarbingo, Djambarbwingo, Djambar pinga, Tchambarupi, Gujula, Gwiyula, Ngaladharr, Naladaer, Ngalado
Comment
Comments: 
Djambarrpuyngu (N115) is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhuwal N198 language and Dhuwa moiety (Schebeck, 2001:16). The online Yolngu Matha dictionary lists clan-nations Dhurili N122, Guyula N109 and Wutjara N197 under Djambarrpuy?u (N115). See also Ngaladharr N113.1 and Nyekuymirri N196. For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Amery, Robert. 1985. A new diglossia: contemporary speech varieties at Yirrkala in north east Arnhem Land, Australian National University: MA. (MS2823).
  • 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. 1991. Djambarrpuyngu: a Yolngu variety of Northern Australia, University of Sydney: PhD. (MS 3182).
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 
... lands surrounding Buckingham Bay to the west of Galiwin'ku (Wilkinson 1991:3).
Maps: 
-
Catalogue
Links
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
John Rudder, Melanie Wilkinson, Rayomon Wood, Literature Production Centre, Elcho Island
Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
2006Census2766
2011Census2974
2016Census4282

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 listLarge (more than 200 pages)4
Text CollectionLarge (more than 200 pages)4
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 

Wilkinson, Melanie.1991. Djambarrpuyngu: a Yolngu variety of Northern Australia, University of Sydney: PhD.

Dictionary: 
Galpagalpa, J et al. 1984. Dhuwal Djabarrpuyngu Dharuk Mala ga Mayali' - Djambarrpuyngu Word List. Yirrkala, NT: Literature Production Centre
Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganYuulnguDhuwalDjambarrpuyngu
Dixon (2002)YOLNGU SUBGROUP*Southern Yolngu subgroup*DjambarrpuynguDhuwal/Dhuwala (possibly also Dhuwaya) Morphy (199 1), Wilkinson (1991) dialects include (a) Dhuwala varieties (Yirritja moiety): Gupapuyngu, Gumatj; (b) Dhuwal varieties (Dhuwa moiety): Djambarrpuyngu, Djapu, Liyagalawumirr, Guyamirlili (Gwijamil)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMurngicDhuwalaDjambarbuyngu
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganMurngicYulnguDjambarbuyngu (Djambarbwingu)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)