The different descriptions of Marrangu reflect different perspectives of the sources: The online Yolngu Matha Dictionary describes Marrangu (N116.Q) as a Yolngu clan-nation affiliated with both dhuwal'mirr N198 and djinang N94.1
Schebeck lists Marrangu (N116.Q) under Dhuwal N198, affiliated with the Dhuwa moiety (2001:16).
A Marrangu (N116.Q) group are also listed with Burarra N82 (Schebeck, 2001:18). Waters describes Marrangu (N116.Q) as a Djinang N94.1 clan of the Djuwing (Dhuwa) moiety, some of whom describe their language as Wurrki-gandyarr (lit. 'flower-power); some as Munggurrpi and others Bumiri-binngiligining (1989:249).
Marangu refers to an aggregation of clans which all have Sugar Bag as their main dreaming and interconnected 'dreaming clusters' (Borsboom 1978:27). It is not unusual for a clan to adopt the dominant language of the region (Waters 1989:249).
For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
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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).