Y88: Banambila

AIATSIS code: 
Y88
AIATSIS reference name: 
Banambila

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Lamalama (Bakanambia)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Bakanambia
Thesaurus heading language
Banambila language Y88
Thesaurus heading (old)
Banambila language (Y88) (Qld SD55-13)
Tindale (1974)
Wanbara (valid alternative term), Wambara (incorrect), Kokolamalama (of southern tribes), Lamalama, Lamul-lamul, Kokaoalamalma (corrupt or typographical error), Mukinna, Banambia, Banambila.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Lamalama, Bakanambia, Jeteneru, Bunabila wara, Bunnabilara, Wanbara, Wambara, Kokolamalama, Lamul lamul, Kokaoalamalma, Mukinna, Banambia
Comment
Comments: 
According to Rigsby (2007 p.c.), Banambila and Bakanambia originated in Tindale's 1927 fieldwork on Flinders Island and they are not language names.
References: 
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Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
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Location information: 
Southern and eastern shores of Princess Charlotte Bay; inland to tidal limits of Normanby and north Kennedy rivers; at Lakefield (Tindale 1974). Close to Cooktown (Oates & Oates 1970:203)
Maps: 
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Catalogue
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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
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganYalanjicBanambila
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)