N147: Lamami

AIATSIS code: 
N147
AIATSIS reference name: 
Lamami

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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
Dangu (Lamami)
Tindale (1974)
Lamumiri
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Lamami' [Bowern 2007 p.c.] Lamami, Lummami (Warner 1937), Maladudu, Malardordo (Warner 1937), Malawulmurrk (a 'by-name'?) [Schebeck 2001:92-93] Lamamirri [Marett et al. 2006]
Synonyms
Lamamiao, Lamumiri, Lamumirr, Llamamirri, Lummami, Dangu
Comment
Comments: 

The online Yolngu Matha dictionary describes lamami or: lamamirri (N147) as a clan nation affiliated with dhangu'mi N192 and the Yirritja moiety (Schebeck, 2001:16). See also Malardordo N116.M. For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.

References: 
  • 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, Raymattja Marika and Nancy M Williams. 2009. This place already has a name'. Koch, Harold and Luise
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 

(Dhangu)

Maps: 
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Links
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Bernhard Schebeck
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 None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)   YOLNGU SUBGROUP* Northern Yolngu subgroup* Lamamirri Dhangu dialects include: (a) Wan.gurri, Lamamirri; (b) Rirratjingu, Gaalpu, Ngayimil
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Murngic Dhangu Lamumiri  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)