Y97: Muluridji

AIATSIS code: 
Y97
AIATSIS reference name: 
Muluridji

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Kuku-yalanji (Muluridji)
Ethnologue name
Muluridyi
ISO 639-3 code
vmu
Tindale name
Muluridji
Thesaurus heading language
Muluridji language Y97
Thesaurus heading (old)
Mularidji / Gugu Muluriji language (Y97) (Qld SE55-01)
Tindale (1974)
Muluridyi, Mulari-ji, Molloroiji, Mularitchee, Mull-ridgey, Moorlooratchee (Wakara tribe term), koko-moloroitji (Koko-kulunggur tribe term), Koko-moloroiji, Kokanodna (a horde).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Mulurutji, Molloroiji, Mularitchee, Kokomoloroitji, Kokomoloroij
Glottocode
mulu1243
Other sources
Muluridji [Alpher 2006.p.c.] Koogo-mullaridjy (Palmer 1882) [Rigsby 2007 p.c.] Muluriji [Patz 1982]
Synonyms
Kuku, Muluridyi, Kuku yalanji, Djankun, Jungkurara, Kokojelandji, Kokokulunggur, Kokowalandja, Wakara, Wulpura, Binjara, Gugu Muluridyi, Kokanodna, Koko moloroiji, koko moloroitji, Kokomoloreij, Kokomoloreitji, Kookanoona, Molloreiji, Molloroiji, Moorlooratchee, Mulari ji, Mularitchee, Mullridgey, Muluritji, Waluridji, Muluriji, Mulurutji, Kokomoloroitji, Kokomoloroij, Mull ridgey
Comment
Comments: 
According to Patz (1982), this is a dialect of Kuku Yalanji Y78. Documentation on Kuku Yalanji may be relevant.
References: 
  • Patz, Elisabeth. 1982. A grammar of the Kuku Yalanji language of north Queensland, Australian National University: PhD. (MS 1826).
  • Patz, Elizabeth. 2002. A grammar of the Kuku Yalanji language of north Queensland: Pacific Linguistics 527. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 
Speakers of the Kuku Yalanji language traditionally inhabited an area of over 2000 sq km extending from the Mossman River in the south to the Annan River in the north, bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the east and extending inland to presumably just west of Mt Mulgrave (Patz 2002:6).
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS?
2005Estimate0
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: 
tape transcription/field note available (includes vocabulary)
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganYalandyicMuluridyi
Dixon (2002)(Kuku-) MuluridjiKuku-Yalanji Patz (1982) further dialects: Kuku-Njungkul, Kuku-Bididji, Kuku-Dungay, Kuku- Buyundji, Kuku-Kulunggur, Kuku-Yalaja (or Kuku-Yelandji), Koko-Walandja, (Kuku-)Wakura, (Kuku-) Wakaman, (Kuku-)Djangun, (Kuku-) Muluridji, Kuku-Jakandji
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganYalandicMuluridyi
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganYalandyicMuluridyi
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganYalanjicMuluridji
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganYalanjic (or Family)Muluridji
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricEastern PamaMuluridji