Dhuwal (~Dhuwal'mirr) is a Yolngu Matha N230 language, affiliated with the Dhuwa moiety. The distinction between Dhuwal (N198) and Dhuwala N199 is sociolectal; they are a "dialect group" with two socially conditioned variants, crosscut by other geographically-based dialects (Morphy 1983:4-5).
Clans affiliated with Dhuwal include Djambarrpuyngu N115; Liyagawumirr N101; Liyagalawumirr N108; Dätiwuy N116.F; Marrangu N116.Q; Marrakulu N142; Djapu N145 and Dhapuyngu N116.E.
A grouping of clans (mala) of the Dua moiety living intermingled with Duwala of the Jiritja moiety between Castlereagh Bay, Buckingham River, and the east coast of Arnhem Land, and extending along that coast from Koolatong River to about Port Bradshaw (Tindale 1974).
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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).