N142: Marrakulu

AIATSIS code: 
N142
AIATSIS reference name: 
Marrakulu

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Name
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
ABN name
Marrakulu language
ABS name
Dhuwal (Marrakulu)
Horton name
-
Ethnologue name
Dhuwal [Marrakulu]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Duwal (Marakulu)
Tindale (1974)
Marrakulu, Maragulu
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
-
Other sources
Synonyms
Dhuwal, Marragulu, Marrakula, Maragulu, Duwal
Comment
Comments: 

Marrakulu (N142) is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhuwal N198 language and Dhuwa moiety (Schebeck, 2001:16; Amery, 1985:14; Wilkinson 1991:13).

For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.

 

References: 
  • Amery, Robert. 1985. A new diglossia: contemporary speech varieties at Yirrkala in north east Arnhem Land, Australian National University: MA. (MS2823).
  • 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 P. 1991. Djambarrpuyngu: a Yolngu variety of Northern Australia, University of Sydney: PhD. (MS 3182).
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 

(Dhuwal)

Maps: 
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Links
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Bernhard Schebeck, Dundiwuy Wanambi
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 Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual More than 10 3
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
-
Dictionary: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Yuulngu Dhuwal Dhuwal [Marrakulu] Dhuwal [dialectes: Dhuwaya, Dhuwal, Liyagawumirr, Marrangu, Marrakulu, Djapu, Liyagalawumirr, Datiwuy]
Dixon (2002)          
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Murngic Dhuwala Maragulu  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)