N119: Mӓlarra

AIATSIS code: 
N119
AIATSIS reference name: 
Mӓlarra

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Thesaurus heading language
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Tindale (1974)
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Other sources
Ma:rlarra [Bowern 2007 p.c.] Mälarra [Schebeck 2001]
Synonyms
Malara, Ma:rlarra
Comment
Comments: 

Bowern and James list affiliations of Mälarra (N119) with Yan-nhangu language N72 and Dhuwa moiety (2010:363). Yan-nhangu N72 is a member of the Nhangu N211 dialect cluster (Bowern and James, 2010:361). Schebeck describes Mälarra (N119) as a name for Yan(n)hangu N72 (2001:93). For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.

 

References: 
  • Bowern, Claire and Bentley James. 2010. Yan-nha?u language documentation and revitalisation. In Hobson, John, Kevin Lowe, Susan Poetsch and Michael Walsh eds. Re-awakening languages: theory and practice in the revitalisation of Australia's Indigenous languages. Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Bagshaw, Geoffreyj. 1998. Gapu Dhulway, Gapu Maramba: Conceptulaisatioin and Ownership of Saltwater Among the Burarra and Yan-nhangu Peoples of Northeast Arnhem Land. In Peterson, N & Rigsby, B. Customary Marine Tenure in Australia. 154-177. Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Baymarrwannga, Laurie. 2010. A learner's guide to Yan-nhanngu :draft with updates, January 31, 2010 (MS 4752).
  • 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.
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NT
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(Yan-nhangu)

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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).

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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)          
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Murngic   Malara (N103)  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)