S55: Wandandian

AIATSIS code: 
S55
AIATSIS reference name: 
Wandandian

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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
Yuin (Wandandian)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Wandandian
Tindale (1974)
Wandandian, Tharumba (valid alternative), Kurial-yuin (northern men), Murraygaro, Jervis Bay tribe.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Tharumba, Kurialyuin
Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Yuin, Dhurga, Djiringanj, Dyirringan, Thaua, Thawa, Walbanga, Dharamba, Dharumba, Gurial, Jervis Bay tribe, Kurialyuin, Kuriel, Murraygaro, Tharumba, Wandanian, Kurial yuin
Comment
Comments: 
Ridley (1875:143) says that Wandandian is the name of a group whose language is Tharumba S56 (in Eades, 1976:4). Oates (1975:198) also lists Wandanian (S55) under Dharamba S56.
References: 
  • Eades, Diana. 1976. The Dharawal and Dhurga languages of the New South Wales south coast: Australian Aboriginal Studies, Research and Regional Studies 8. Canberra: AIAS.
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • Ridley, William. 1875. Kámilarói, and other Australian languages, second edition, revised and enlarged by the author, with comparative tables of words from twenty Australian languages, and songs, traditions, laws and customs of the Australian race. Sydney: Thomas Richards, Government Printer.
  • 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
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Location information: 
Ulladulla to Shoalhaven River and Nowra. Fraser (1882) applied the name Murring meaning 'men' to all the tribes between Shoalhaven River and Cape Howe (Tindale 1974).
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Links
Programs
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
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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
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionLess than 20 pages1
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available (vocabulary) - unclear status
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganYuin-KuricYuinDharumba (Wandanian)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganYuin-KuricYuinWandanian