Y156: Marrett River language

AIATSIS code: 
Y156
AIATSIS reference name: 
Marrett River language

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Comment
Comments: 
Marrett River language is distinct from Flinders Island Language Y67, and also from the types of Lama Lama Y136 to its west (as recorded by Rigsby) (Sutton 2007 p.c.). Sutton recorded Marrett River language (c1975).
References: 
  • Sutton, Peter. c1975. Language elicitation in Flinders Island language, Kuku-Wara, Barrow Point language, Lama-Lama, Guugu Yimidhirr, Marrett River language and cultural discussions, Qld. SUTTON P_15.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
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QLD
Location information: 
The Marrett River runs into Princess Charlotte Bay (North Queensland).
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Speakers
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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).

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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)SOUTH-EAST CAPE YORK PENINSULA GROUPBathurst Head groupMarrett River languageMarrett River language
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)