N219: Manggurra

AIATSIS code: 
N219
AIATSIS reference name: 
Manggurra

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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
Diakui (Manggura)
Tindale (1974)
Manggurra
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Ma?gurra [Schebeck 2001:15]
Synonyms
Diakui, Ma?gurra, Manggura
Comment
Comments: 
Manggurra (N219) is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhuwa moiety (Schebeck, 2001:16). Ma?gurra (N219) is described as a clan and language name affiliated with Ritharr?u N104, but many now speak Nunggubuyu N128 (online: Yolngu Matha Dictionary; Heath 1980:2 and Schebeck, 2001:17). For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Greatorex, John. 2014. Yolngu Matha Dictionary http://yolngudictionary.cdu.edu.au/
  • Sandefur, John. 1986. Kriol of North Australia : a language coming of age. Darwin:Summer Institute of Linguistics, Australian Aborigines Branch.
  • Heath, Jeffrey G. 1980. Basic materials in Ritharngu: grammar, texts and dictionary: Pacific Linguistics B-62. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • 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.
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Status: 
Potential no data
Location
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NT
Location information: 
Lower Dhrabudboi River near Blue Mud Bay, Dhuwa moiety (Oates 1975:317).
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
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2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
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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).

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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)YOLNGU SUBGROUP*Southern Yolngu subgroup*ManggurraRitharngu (or Dhiyakuy) Heath (1980a) dialects include: (a) Dhiyakuy, Ritharngu; (b) Wagilak, Manggurra
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMurngicDhiyakuyManggurra
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganMurngicYulnguManggura
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)