N117: Djarrwark

AIATSIS code: 
N117
AIATSIS reference name: 
Djarrwark

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Name
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
ABN name
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ABS name
Djarrwark
Horton name
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Ethnologue name
Dayi [Djarrwark]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Daii (Djawark)
Tindale (1974)
Daii (name based on the demonstrative pronoun = this), Taii Tai, Dalwango (a clan), Dalwongo, Dalwongu, Darlwongo, Dhalwangu, Djawark (a clan), Djarlwa:g.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Djarrwark, Djawark (Warner 1937) [Schebeck 2001:90]
Synonyms
Dayi, Daii, Taii Tai, Dalwango, Dalwongo, Dalwongu, Darlwongo, Dhalwangu, Djawark, Djarlwa:g
Comment
Comments: 

Djarrwark is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhay'yi N118 language and Dhuwa moiety (Wilkinson, 1991:13 and Schebeck, 2001:15).

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. 1991. Djambarrpuyngu: a Yolngu variety of Northern Australia, University of Sydney: PhD. (MS 3182).
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 

(Dhay'yi)

Maps: 
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Links
Programs
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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-
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
2011Census-
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 1-10 2
Manuscript note: 
not 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 Dayi [Djarrwark] Dayi [dialectes: Dhalwangu, Djarrwark]
Dixon (2002)   YOLNGU SUBGROUP* Southern Yolngu subgroup* Djarrwark Dhay'yi (may be one language with Dhuwal/Dhwala) dialects: (a) Dhalwangu; (b) Djarrwark
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Murngic Dha?i Djarrwarg  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)