N193: Golumala

AIATSIS code: 
N193
AIATSIS reference name: 
Golumala

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
Golumala
Horton name
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Ethnologue name
Dhangu [Golumala]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Dangu (Golumala)
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Dhangu, Dangu
Comment
Comments: 

The online Yolngu Matha dictionary describes Golamala as a clan-nation, affiliated with dhangu'mi N192; Golumala (N193) is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhangu N192 language and Dhuwa moiety (Schebeck, 2001:16). 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, Raymattja Marika & Nancy M Williams. 2009. This place already has a name'. Koch, Harold and Luise Hercus eds. Aboriginal placenames : naming and renaming the landscape. Canberra: ANU E Press.
Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 

(Dhangu)

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-
2005Estimate-
2006Census6
2011Census3
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 None 0
Manuscript note: 
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Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Yuulngu Dhangu Dhangu [Golumala] Dhangu [dialects; Dhangu-Djangu, Gaalpu (Kalbu), Wangurri, Ngaymil, Rirratjingu, Golumala]
Dixon (2002)          
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Murngic Dhiyakuy Golumala  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)