N116.F: Dätiwuy

AIATSIS code: 
N116.F
AIATSIS reference name: 
Dätiwuy

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Name
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
ABN name
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ABS name
Daatiwuy
Horton name
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Ethnologue name
Dhuwal [Datiwuy]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Duwal (Datiwui)
Tindale (1974)
Datiwuy
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Dätiwuy [Schebeck 2001]
Synonyms
Daatiwuy, Dhuwal, Datiwuy
Comment
Comments: 

Dätiwuy (N116.F) is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhuwal N198 language and Dhuwa moiety (Schebeck, 2001:16). The online Yolngu Matha Dictionary describes dätiwuy as a clan-nation in the dhuwal'mirr N198 language group. 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: 

(Dhuwal)

Maps: 
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Links
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Bernhard Schebeck
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate20
2006Census21
2011Census8
2016Census29

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 Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual More than 10 3
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Yuulngu Dhuwal Dhuwal [Datiwuy] Dhuwal [dialectes: Dhuwaya, Dhuwal, Liyagawumirr, Marrangu, Marrakulu, Djapu, Liyagalawumirr, Datiwuy]
Dixon (2002)          
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Murngic Dhuwala Dadiwuy  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)