N125: Gigi

AIATSIS code: 
N125
AIATSIS reference name: 
Gigi

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Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Other sources
Geki, Kiki (Warner 1937) [Schebeck 2001:91]
Synonyms
Geki, Kiki
Comment
Comments: 
Oates lists Gigi under Manggalili N137 (1975:312). Schebeck says that Geki (N125) is a name given to various clans in Blue Mud Bay country including Djapu N 145, Mangalili N137, Madarrpa N111 and Marrakulu N142 as a 'common ceremonial name' (2001:91). For Yolngu languages see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Warner, W. 1958. A black civilization : a social study of an Australian tribe. Chicago:Harper.
  • 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.
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • Oates, William J., and Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.
Status: 
Unconfirmed
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
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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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Manuscript note: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Gigi
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)