N52: Widjilg

AIATSIS code: 
N52
AIATSIS reference name: 
Widjilg

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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
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Tindale (1974)
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O'Grady et al (1966)
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Other sources
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Synonyms
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Comment
Comments: 
This name and its location appear in Elkin, Berndt and Berndt (1951), but it appears that no other information is available.
References: 
  • Elkin, Adolphus Peter, Ronald Berndt and Catherine Berndt. 1951. Social organization in Arnhem Land, l. Western Arnhem Land. Oceania 21(4):253-301.
  • Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
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Location information: 

South of West Alligator River (Capell 1963).

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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: 
not available
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)       Widjilg  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)