Y228: Ithu

AIATSIS code: 
Y228
AIATSIS reference name: 
Ithu

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Tindale name
Ithu
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
Tindale (1974)
Wurkuldi
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Wurkuldi
Comment
Comments: 
Sutton says that 'I:thu' or 'Yiidhu' is a Guugu-Yimidhirr Y82 term for the Flinders Island Y67 and Barrow Point Y63.1 speaking peoples (1979:98).
References: 
  • Sutton, Peter. 1979. Australian language names. In Australian linguistic studies, ed. S. A. Wurm, 87-105. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Status: 
Unconfirmed
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
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2004NILS-
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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)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)