N139.1: Makarrwanhalmirr

AIATSIS code: 
N139.1
AIATSIS reference name: 
Makarrwanhalmirr

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Name
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
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Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Duwala (Makarwanalmiri)
Tindale (1974)
Makarrwanhalmirri, Mugarganal-miri
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Makarrwanhalmirri, Makarrganhalmirri, Munyuku [Schebeck 2001:93-94]
Synonyms
Magalranalmiri, Magarrwanhalmirri, Mugarganalmiri, Mukarrganalimiri, Duwala, Makarrwanhalmirri, Makarrganhalmirri, Munyuku, Mugarganal miri
Comment
Comments: 
Makarrwanhalmirri (N139.1) is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhuwala N199 language and Yirritja moiety (Schebeck, 2001:15). Schebeck reports it is sometimes said to be 'top' Warramiri N131, a Djangu N202 speaking clan (2001:93). See also Munyuku N200. For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • 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.
  • Corn, A. D. S. 2002. Dreamtime wisdom, modern-time vision: tradition and innovation in the popular band movement of Arnhem Land, Australia. PhD thesis, Faculty of Music, The University of Melbourne.
  • Tindale, Norman B. 1974. Aboriginal tribes of Australia: their terrain, environmental controls, distribution, limits, and proper names. Berkeley: University of California Press/Canberra: Australian National University Press.
  • Zorc, David. Survey of Yolngu-Matha names : introductory version (PMS 3991)
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Potential data
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 
Durabudboi River due west of Caledon Bay known as Garngarnbuy (Quisenberry Kay in Oates 1975). (Dhuwala)
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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-
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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
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMurngicDhuwalaMugarganalmiri
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)