N137: Manggalili

AIATSIS code: 
N137
AIATSIS reference name: 
Manggalili

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Name
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
ABN name
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ABS name
Manggalili
Horton name
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Ethnologue name
Gumatj [Mangalili], Gupapuyngu [Manggalili]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Duwala (Manggalili)
Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
-
Other sources
Mangalili [Top End Handbook] Ma?alili, Birila? [Schebeck 2001]
Synonyms
Gumatj
Comment
Comments: 
The online Yolngu Matha dictionary describes Ma?galili as a clan who speak dhuwala'mirri N199; Manggalili (N137) is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhuwala N199 language and Yirritja moiety (Schebeck, 2001:15). For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Greatorex, John. 2014. Yolngu Matha Dictionary http://yolngudictionary.cdu.edu.au/
  • Amery, Robert. 1985. A new diglossia: contemporary speech varieties at Yirrkala in north east Arnhem Land, Australian National University: MA. (MS2823).
  • 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 P. 1991. Djambarrpuyngu: a Yolngu variety of Northern Australia, University of Sydney: PhD. (MS 3182).
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 
(Dhuwala)
Maps: 
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Links
Programs
Activities: 
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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-
2005Estimate50
2006Census5
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
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visual1-102
Manuscript note: 
available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganYuulnguDhuwalGumatj [Mangalili], Gupapuyngu [Manggalili]Gumatj [dialectes: Mangalili], Gupapuyngu [dialectes: Gupapuyngu, Madarrpa, Manggalili, Munyuku, Wubulkarra, Walangu. About 45 related dialects. Close to Gumatj.]
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMurngicDhuwalaManggalili
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganMurngicYulnguManggalili
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganMurngicYulnguManggalili