N212: Gurriyindi

AIATSIS code: 
N212
AIATSIS reference name: 
Gurriyindi

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Name
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
Nango (Guri:ndi)
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
Tindale (1974)
Gurryindi
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Gorryindi [Keen 1978]
Synonyms
Gurryindi, Nango, Gorryindi, Gurjindi
Comment
Comments: 
The Yolngu Matha online dictionary describes gurryindi as a clan-nation who speak nha?u'mirri N211. Bowern and James list the linguistic affiliation of Gorryindi (N212) with Yan-nha?u N72 (2010:363). Yan-nha?u N72 is a member of the Nha?u N211 dialect cluster (Bowern and James, 2010:361). In Schebeck, Gurryindi (N212) is a Yolngu clan listed under the Central and southern sub-groups of Nha?u N211 and affiliated with Dhuwa moiety (2001:15-16). For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Bowern, Claire and Bentley James. 2010. Yan-nha?u language documentation and revitalisation. In Hobson, John, Kevin Lowe, Susan Poetsch and Michael Walsh eds. Re-awakening languages: theory and practice in the revitalisation of Australia's Indigenous languages. Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Baymarrwannga, Laurie. 2010. A learner's guide to Yan-nhanngu :draft with updates, January 31, 2010 (MS 4752).
  • Bagshaw, Geoffrey. 1998. Gapu Dhulway, Gapu Maramba: Conceptulaisation and Ownership of Saltwater Among the Burarra and Yan-nhangu Peoples of Northeast Arnhem Land. In Peterson, N & Rigsby, B. Customary Marine Tenure in Australia. 154-177. Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • James, Bentley, 1963. Recordings of Yannhangu language, stories and Music from Milingimbi, Murrunga and Bodiya in eastern Arnhem Land, Northern territory. (JAMES_B01)
Status: 
Potential no data
Location
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NT
Location information: 
(Yan-nhangu)
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
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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).

Documentation
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMurngicNhanguGurryindi
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganMurngicYulngoGurjindi
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)