N205: Airiman

AIATSIS code: 
N205
AIATSIS reference name: 
Airiman

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
Ngarinyman (Airiman)
Horton name
Wagiman (Airiman)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Airiman
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Ngarinyman, Wagiman, Tagoman, Wagoman
Comment
Comments: 
O'Grady et al. (1966) list this as an alternative name of Ngarinman C27; Tindale (1974:220) reports that Davidson (1935) confused this group with Ngarinman C27. Horton lists this as an alternative of Wagiman N27.
References: 
  • O'Grady, G. N., C.F. Voegelin and F.M. Voegelin. 1966. Languages of the world: Indo-Pacific fascicle six. Anthropological Linguistics 8(2).
  • Spencer, Baldwin. 1914. Native tribes of the Northern Territory. London: MacMillan. (RB S746.33/N3)
  • 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.
Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
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Location information: 
Head of Fitzmaurice River (Spencer in Tindale 1974).
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-
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 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)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)