Dieri

Dieri is a language historically spoken in the north east of the present state of South Australia, towards the east of Lake Eyre. Currently, Dieri speakers live in locations such as Marree, Port Augusta, Broken Hill, and Adelaide.

Many materials such as postcards were written in Dieri by native speakers as recently as 1910, and Lutheran missionaries at the Killapaninna mission wrote the language down. One such missionary was J. G. Reuther, whose extensive records and translations of Dieri from 1895-1906 are still available today. This makes Dieri a relatively ‘literate’ language with a history of written materials and a consistent ‘orthography’ or writing system. A grammar of Dieri was published in 1981 by Peter Austin. In 2009, the Dieri Aboriginal Corporation began working with Greg Wilson on resources for language learning, with a plan to teach Dieri in schools. One such publication is 'Ngayana Dieri Yawarra Yathayilha!' or ‘let’s talk Dieri language!’ More recently, in 2017, the MLT assisted the Dieri Aboriginal Corporation in completing a Dieri language learner’s guide.

AIATSIS id : L.17

VARIATIONS

Dayerrie, Deerie, Diari, Dickeri (misprint), Dieri (used by SIL), Dieyerie, Dieyrie, Dijari, Diyari (used by AIATSIS), Diyeri, Dthee-eri, Dyeri, Koonarie, Kujani, Kunari (name of Cooper Creek), Tiari (by southern Aranda), Ti:ari (of southern Aranda), Tirari, Urrominna (southern term for Dieri, Kujani, and Tirari-a general term), Wongkadieri (Arabana term), Wonkadieri.

 DISCLAIMER:  The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the  AIATSIS  website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.

DISCLAIMER:

The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.

+ Reference and Source Archive

AURICHT, J.C. Geschichtlicher Ueberblick 1875-1880. Manuscript. [[Annotation: Mission history plus minute excerpts authenticated by Joh. Reutsch, followed by transcript of letter to Bethesda and response in Dieri 1-37. [Held in: Lutheran Archives, Adelaide. Bethesda Box 28: Misc.]]

AUSTIN, Peter. n.d. 200 Diyari vocabulary [Vocabulary] [ Enquire ASEDA] []

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1973-1974. Language elicitation. AIATSIS Sound Collection. [Archive Nos.: 02975 - 02980. Field tape number(s): Dieri 1-7, Gamilray 1, Adnjamadana 1, New England 1. ]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1974. Language elicitation and stories. AIATSIS sound Collection. Archive Nos.: 03169 - 03171. Field tape number(s): Di 9-14. [[Annotation: Morphology, syntax and vocabulary checking for Dhirari and Diyari; conversation, free speech and plant names in Diyeri; checking and corrections of Fry texts 1937 (op.cit.)]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1975. Language elicitation, songs and narratives. AIATSIS sound Collection. Archive Nos.: 03765 - 03771. Field tape number(s): D 21-30. [[Annotation: Narratives, conversation, language elicitation and texts in languages from South West Queensland, North East South Australia, and Western South Australia; songs in Dieri and Yarluyandi, including some mission songs.]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1975. Language elicitation, narratives, conversations and stories. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 04000 - 04003. Archive Nos.: 06112. Field tape number(s): D31-D35.]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1975. Language elicitation and mission songs. AIATSIS sound collection. [[Annotation: Oral historical narratives, including history of Lake Eyre; sentences and free conversation; checking of morphology and vocabulary; lists of plant names.]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1975. Introductory grammar of the Dhirari language with notes on the Diyari dialect. [Canberra. [Unpublished.]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1976. Language elicitation and oral history of the Birdsville area. AIATSIS sound Collection. [Field tape number(s): D41-D46. Archive Nos.: 06117 - 06124.]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1976. Language elicitation, narratives, including narratives associated with place names. AIATSIS sound Collection. F [ield tape number(s): D36-40. Archive Nos.: 04433 - 04436. Archive Nos.: 06113 - 6117.]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1977. Language elicitation. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 04471. Field tape number(s): D47, 48. [Annotation: Diyari elicitation; sentences.]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1977. Language elicitation. [[Texts and language elicitation in Diyari and Dhirari]. [AIATSIS Sound Collection. Original version: Field Tape Nos D49-53. Collector & Depositor: Austin, Peter. Archive Nos.: 06125 - 06129.]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1978. A grammar of the Diyari language of north-east South Australia. [PhD dissertation, Australian National University, Canberra.]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. n.d. m.s. A dictionary of Diyari, South Australia. VIEW HERE []

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1981. A grammar of Diyari, South Australia. VIEW HERE [Cambridge: Cambridge, University Press, 1981. [Annotation: Based on his PhD.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1981. Switch-reference in Australia. Language v.57, no.2. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1982. The deictic system of Diyari. In Weissenborn, J.; Klein, W. - Here and there; cross-linguistic studies on deixis and demonstration. Amsterdam; Benjamins: pp. 273-284. []

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1986. Diyari language postcards and Diyari literacy. Aboriginal History 10:pp.175-190. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1988. Trill-released stops and language change in Central Australian languages. Australian Journal of Linguistics 8, 2: pp. 219-245. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

AUSTIN, Peter K. 1989. Verb compounding in Central Australian languages. La Trobe Working Papers in Linguistics 3: pp.171-201. "VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1990. Classification of Lake Eyre languages. In La Trobe Working Papers in Linguistics 3: pp. 171-201. VIEW HERE [Working Papers in Linguistics 3: pp. 171-201. [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

AUSTIN, Peter K. 1993. Diyari (Pama-Nyungan). In Booij, Christian, and Lehmann, Joachim, eds. Morphology: a handbook on inflection and word formation. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. Chapter 16. []

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1994. Diyari. In Macquarie Aboriginal words / general editors; Nick Thieberger, William McGregor - Macquarie University, N.S.W.; The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd, 1994; p. [125]-143. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1998. Temporal reference, tense and aspect in Australian Aboriginal languages. In Time, language and cognition / edited by Yashiko Nagano, Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 1998, p. 143-169. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Includes time words.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

AUSTIN, Peter & MURRAY, Ben n.d. 117 Diyari wordlist IAD Sourcebook [[Vocabulary, 8 kB, ~160 entries]. [Closed ASEDA.]]

AUSTIN, Peter, Hercus, Luise and Jones, Philip. 1988. 'Ben Murray (Parlku-nguyu-thangkayiwarna)', Aboriginal History, vol. 12, no. 2, pp.114-188. [[Annotation: includes oral history texts in Diyari-Thirrari and Wangkangurru, with translations.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

BERNDT, Ronald M. (Ronald Murray), (1916-1990). 1953. A day in the life of a Dieri man before alien contact. Anthropos. 1953: 48; pp.171-201. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

BERNDT, Ronald M. (Ronald Murray). 1941. The initiation of native-doctors, Dieri tribe, South Australia. South Australian Museum - Records, v.6, no.4, 1941. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

BERNDT, Ronald M. (Ronald Murray) & VOGELSANG, T. 1941. Comparative vocabularies of the Ngadjuri and Dieri tribes, South Australia. In Royal Society of South Australia - Transactions, v.65, 1941; 3-10. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

BREEN, J. Gavan. n.d. Dieri field notes. [[Annotation: Very brief.] [Location unknown.]]

BREEN, Gavan. 1971. Aboriginal languages of western Queensland, (preliminary version). Linguistic Communications 5; pp.1-88. [[Annotation: Includes a wordlist.][This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

CAPELL, A. (Arthur). 1976. Dieri. In Dixon, R.M.W. - Grammatical categories in Australian languages – Canberra, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies; Humanities Press; 742-745 - Linguistic series no.22. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia and other libraries in Adelaide.] CARE, Christine. 1986. Postcards: a source of Aboriginal biography. Aboriginal History v. 10 no. 2, p.171-192. [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

CONDON, H. T. (Herbert Thomas). 1955. Aboriginal bird names - South Australia, pt 1 & 2. South Australian Ornithologist -- 1955; 21(6/7); 74-88; (8); 91-8. [[Annotation: Bird names in Aranda, Pitjantjatjara, Gugada, Antakarinya, Mirning, Wirangu, Yankunytjatjara, Wailbi, Wiljagali, Narangga, Kaurna, Ngadjuri, Bungandidj, Yawarawarga, Potaruwutj, Narrinyeri, Kujani, Yadliyawarra, Parnkala, Warki, Arabana, Dieri, Wangganguru, Ngamini, Nawu, Ngayawung, Nugunu & Ngalea. The wordlists have been taken from various other sources.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia and other libraries.]]

CUNOW, Heinrich. 1894. Die Verwandtschafts-Organisationen der Australneger. Stuttgart, Verlag von J.H.W. Dick. [[Annotation: Includes kinship terms and place names but hard to read. Narrinyeri, Turra & Diyerie.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

DONALDSON, Tamsin. 1979. Translating oral literature: Aboriginal song texts. Aboriginal History, v.3, no.1, pp.62-83. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: pp.76-78 quote two short Diyari songs.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

ELKIN, A.P. 1931. The Dieri Kinship System. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 61, pp. 493-98. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

FERGUSON, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1921-. 1987. Literacy in a hunting-gathering society: the case of the Diyari. Journal of Anthropological Research - v. 43 no. 3, p. 223-237. []

FITZHERBERT, J.A. n.d. Strehlow on Aranda – 11 items including grammar, vocabulary and songs. Also Dieri (item 10) and Kukatja. m.s. [[This material is available at the Barr Smith Library Special Collection.]]

FITZHERBERT, John Aloysius. n.d. Dieri grammar and dictionary. [[Annotation: Approx. 100 pages based primarily on Gatti (op.cit.) & Reuther (op.cit.). Analysis of grammar; 1732 words in vocab.] [Location unknown.]]

FLIERL, Johann, 1858-1947. 1879. Dieri Grammatik [Dieri Grammar]. [Held in the Lutheran Archives, Adelaide. [Box 22.] [Also a photocopy held in AIATSIS print Collection.]]

FLIERL, Johann, (1858-1947) & MEYER, C.A. 1883. Wonini-Pepa, Dieri-Jaurani Worapala: First reading book in the Dieri language. [Adelaide: E. Spiller, Govt. Printer. [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

FLIERL, Johann, 1858-1947 & MEYER, C.A. 1880. Christianeli Ngujangujara-Pepa Dieri-Jaurani Pepa Buru Kulnolu. Adelaide: Scrymgour & sons [[2nd ed. Tanunda Auricht 1907]. [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

FRY, H. K. (Henry Kenneth), 1886-1959. 1937. Dieri legends. Folklore 48(2);pp.187 - 206; 48(3); 269 - 287. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

GASON, Samuel. 1874. The Dieyerie tribe of Australian Aborigines. Pamphlet. Adelaide: W.C. Cox Government Printer. [Reprinted in 3 other publications: in 1879 in The Native tribes of South Australia, ed J.D. Woods, pp.253-307. Adelaide, E.S.Wigg & son VIEW HERE [(Facsimile edition (1997) Adelaide, Friends of the State library of SA); in 1879, The Folklore, Manners, Customs and Languages of the South Australian Aborigines, ed. Taplin, G. pp.66-86; 142-152. Adelaide, Government Printer; and in 1886 in The Australian Race, ed. E.M.Curr, vol 2:75-107. Melbourne: Government Printer.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

GATTI, Giovanni. 1930. La lingua Dieri: contributo alla conoscenza delle lingue Australiane. Roma: Scuola Salesiana del libro 1930. [[Added Author: Fitzherbert, J.] AIATSIS print collection. ]

HALE, Ken, 1934-2001. 1958-1960. Language elicitation, narratives and songs from Arnhem Land NT, Western desert, South Australia, Central Australia, and North Queensland. AIATSIS Sound Collection. [Archive Nos.: 04512 - 04629. Field tape numbers: 701.7.1.17; 701.11.1.1-5; 701.13.1-8; 701.14.1,1(a); 701.15.1-3; 701.16.1-3; 701.20.1.1; 701.29.7.1-9; 701.29.9.1-12; 701.29.10.1-11; 701.13.1-4; 701.29.13.1-4; 701.29.18.1-6; 701.29.19.1-30; 710.29.20.1-2; 701.29.23.1-3; 701.29.26.4; 701.29.27.1-6; 701.29.58.11; 701.29.59.3-4; 701.29.62.1-9; 701.29.64.; 1-7. ]

HALE, Ken, 1934-2001. 1959. [Dieri field notes]. 90 miles north of Marree: Mission. AIATSIS print collection. []

HELMS, Richard. 1896. Anthropology. [Report of the Elder Scientific Expedition, 1891]. Royal Society of South Australia -- Transactions, v.16, pt.3, 1896; 237-332.VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

HERCUS, L. A. (Luise Anna), (1926). 1970-1972. Discussions and language material from Western NSW and areas between Port Augusta and Maree. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 02349 – 02388. Field tape number(s): 349 – 426.]

HERCUS, L. A. (Luise Anna). 1971-1972. Stories and language material. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 02550 – 02567. Field tape number(s): 427 – 462.]

HERCUS, L. A. (Luise Anna). 1973. Language and stories from Wilcannia area and country between Port Augusta and Maree. 1973. AIATSIS sound Collection. [Archive Nos.: 03073 - 03079. FT Nos 556-569.]

HERCUS, L. A. (Luise Anna). 1973. Language elicitation and stories from Pt. Augusta, Marree, and Farina areas, SA. AIATSIS sound Collection. [Archive Nos.: 03051 - 03060. Field tape numbers: 538 - 555. ]

HERCUS, L. A. (Luise Anna). 1984. Transcription of tapes 35, 161, 303, 678. Canberra, 1984. See also AIAS tapes 999b, 2064b, 2111a, 4294a. AIATSIS print collection. []

HERCUS, L.A. (Luise Anna). 1987. Linguistic diffusion in the Birdsville area. In Pacific Linguistics - 1987; Series C-100, p. 245-255. (Laycock, Donald C. and Winter, Werner, eds. - A world of language; papers presented to Professor S.A.Wurm on his 65th birthday). [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

HERCUS, L.A. (Luise Anna) and KOCH, Grace. 1996. 'A native died sudden at Lake Allallina'. Aboriginal History Vol. 20, 1996, p. [133]-150. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

HOMANN, Ernst. 1879. Declension of pronouns. In Taplin, G. - The Folklore, Manners, Customs, and Languages of the South Australian Aborigines. Adelaide: Government Printer, 1879; p.86. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

HOMANN, E. 1892. The Diyeri dialect. In Threkeld, L.E. An Australian language as spoken by the Awabakal, the people of Awaba or Lake Macquarie… Sydney. pp.43-45.VIEW HERE []

HOMANN, E. (Missionary) & KOCH, W. (Assist.) 1870. Nujanujarajinkiniexa : Dieri Jaura Jelaribala. Adelaide : Eggers & Eimer: First Dieri Primer. [ [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

HOMANN, E. (Missionary) & KOCH, W. (Assist.) 1870. Grundzüge der Grammatik: verschollene Handschrift. [[Held in the Lutheran archives, Adelaide.]]

HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William), (1830-1908). 1907. Relationship terms. In Papers, Box 7, folder 7, paper 5; 32p. AIATSIS print collection. VIEW HERE []

HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William). 1904. The native tribes of south-east Australia. London, Macmillan. VIEW HERE [[Facsimile ed. 1996, Canberra, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William). 1902. [Language notes.] Papers, Box 3, folder 3, paper 7; 3p. AIATSIS print collection, MS 69. []

HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William). 1891. The Dieri and other kindred tribes of Central Australia. Royal Anthropological Institute - Journal, v.20, 1891; 30-104. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William). 1890. Note on the use of gesture language in Australian tribes. Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science - Report, v.2, 1890; pp.637-646. Adelaide: Govt. Pr. 1874. []

HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William). 1907. Notes on Lake Eyre, Gippsland, Rockhampton. Papers, Box 5, folder 3, paper 3; 19p. AIATSIS print collection MS 69. [[Language content unknown.]]

HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William). 1878. Notes on the Aborigines of Cooper’s Creek. In Smyth, R.B. The Aborigines of Victoria, Vol. 2. Melbourne. pp.300-309. VIEW HERE [ [Annotation: Contains some vocab.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William). 1907. Notes on totems. Papers, Box 7, folder 4, paper 2; 4p. AIATSIS print collection MS 69. []

HOWITT, Mary E.B. 1902. Some native legends from Central Australia. Folk-Lore v.13, no.4; pp.[403]-417. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: 8 legends from collection of Rev. Otto Siebert, Legend no.8 has words & translations of songs and vocabulary (Dieri).] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

IRRGANG, John. Wordlist of Body parts, common birds, native animals, human habits and directions. (Unpublished; Transcribed by R.B. Reuther July 1964). [[Held in the Lutheran Archives, Adelaide. [Box 11.]]

JERICHO, VOGELSANG and STORY families: family records. 1871-1987. Contact : Mrs Fay Story, Box 123, Tumby Bay, SA 5605 [[Annotation: Includes 2 letters in Dieri. Listed on the Australian Historic Records Register.]]

JOHNSTON, T. Harvey & CLELAND, John Burton. 1943. Native names and uses of plants in the north-eastern corner of South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 67(1): pp.149-173. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

JOHNSTON, T. Harvey & CLELAND, John Burton. 1943. Aboriginal names and the utilization of fauna in the Eyrean region. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia v.67, no.1: pp.244-311. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

KORN, Francis. 1971. Terminology and “structure”: the Dieri case. Bijdragen tot der Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (Leiden) 127:39-81. AIATSIS print collection. VIEW HERE []

LOVE, J.R.D. 1911. A Visit to the Lutheran Mission Station at Killalpaninna, Coopers Creek, South Australia. [[Held in the Lutheran Archives, Adelaide.]]

LOVE, J.R. ‘Sign language if the Dieri Tribe, Cooper’s Creek, South Australia.’ GRG 214/3 Series 3. Public Record Office Adelaide. []

MALTINA, Rebecca. 1907-1917. Cards and postcards received by Dorothea Ruediger. [[Copies may be supplied for research or study. No publication without written permission from the State Library] Group No. D 6755(L) [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

MEYER, C.A. 1882. Vocabulary of the Dieri tribe. South Australian Museum, Meyer collection Identifier: AA 215/1; Tindale collection Identifier: AA 338/7/2/7 [ [given to F.X. Martin; second copy corrected by Vogelsang & Tindale] Adelaide.[ Also held in AIATSIS: Canberra.]]

MEYER, C.A. 1884. “Episteln und Evangelien für die Sonn= und Festtage der Kirchenjahre.” [[Annotation: Very fragile and all in Dieri with references. You need to flip right through because some pages blank.] [Held in the Lutheran Archives, Adelaide.]]

MENNING, Kathleen. 1981. Sourcebook for central Australian languages / edited by David Nash. Pilot edition. Alice Springs, NT: Institute for Aboriginal Development. [[Annotation: Contains a 150 word list.]]

MOUNTFORD, C. n.d. Sound –mostly songs: Disc 5 (Side 9Dieri); Disc 15 (Side 29Dieri group to Adnyamathanha); Disc 16 (Side 31 Dieri); Disc 26 (Side 52 Dieri, Adnyamathanha); Disc 30 (Side 60 Jadliaura, Dieri); Disc 31 (Side 62 Dierie, Pilatapa); Disc 34 (Side 67Adnyamathanha). [[Held in the State Library of South Australia.]]

MURRAY, Ben, (1893-1994) & AUSTIN, P. 1981. Afghans and Aborigines: Diyari texts. Aboriginal history - 1981; 5(1); 71-79. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

PARRISH, Lucy and AUSTIN, Peter. 1980. Diyari - English word list (based on field notes by Kenneth Hale). [Transcribed by Lucy Parrish with corrections added by Peter Austin. Table of verb paradigms. Institute for Aboriginal Development, Alice Springs.]

PLANERT, W. 1908. ‘Australishe Forschungen II- Dieri Grammatik’, Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 40 pp.686-697. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: In German.] [Held in the Lutheran Archives, Adelaide.]]

PLOWMAN, Robert Bruce (1886-1966) Papers 1912-1917, original MS 1941. Available for reference. [[Annotation: In one letter at least, he records a number of Aboriginal words and phrases.] [This material is available at the National Library of Australia, Canberra.]]

RAMSAY, H. W. The Gospel in the Aboriginal language: Koppermanna Mission,Finke River Mission. Maclean: Advocate Pr. 1962. [[Annotation: Translation of scripture for Aborigines of Lakes Albert & Alexandrina, Dieri dialect; (1862).] AIATSIS print collection.]

REUTHER, J. G. (Johann Georg),(1861-1914). 1981. The Diari / translated by the Reverend Phillip A. Scherer (with v.5, Three central Australian grammars - Diari, Jandruwanta, Wonkanjuru, by J.G. Reuther, translated by T. Schwarzschild and L.A. Hercus : edited by L.A. Hercus and J. G. Breen. Additional notes on the Diari by P. Austin). Canberra:Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. 13 v. on 49 sheets of microfiche (AIAS Microfiche, 2). [Typescript version (MS 2289). ASEDA 4183 head entries [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

REUTHER, J. G. (Johann Georg) & STREHLOW, C. 1897. Testamenta Marra, Jesuni Christuni, Ngantjani Jaura, Ninaia Karitjimalkana wonti. Dieri Jaurani: Tanunda, Auricht. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

REUTHER, J. G. (Johann Georg). 1972 The world of deities and spirits among the Australian Aborigines / [translated by P.A. Scherer]. Adelaide. []

RIEDEL, Rev. W. (unpublished manuscript 1914?) Ngujangujarra Pepa Dieri - Talini” [[Annotation: Bible history stories in Dieri.][Held in the Lutheran Archives. [Box 22.]] [Also in the AIATSIS print collection MS 344.]]

SANGER, Edward B. 1883. Notes on the Aborigines of Coopers Creek, Australia. American Naturalist. - Vol. 17, no. 12. VIEW HERE []

SCHEBECK, B. (Bernhard). 1965. [Conversation between Mandy Reece, Alec Edwards, Catherine Edwards, Johnny Reece and George Murray in Wangkangurru, Diyari, Arrernte and Arabana. Recorded at Marree in January, 1965.] AIATSIS sound collection Field tape 5. []

SCHOKNECHT, Carl Heinrich Martin, 1841-1905. 1997. Missionary Carl Schoknecht, Killalpaninna Mission 1871-1873: selected correspondence / compiled by Alan Carl Schoknecht [and] Colin Paul Schoknecht. South Oakleigh, Vic.: A. & C. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

SCHOKNECHT, Carl. 1947. A dictionary [of] Dieri - English and English Dieri, being a translation of the original (German) Deutsch - Dieri and Dieri – Deutsch [(Cooranina January 1873) / translated and prepared by J.C. Schoknecht. Melbourne, 1947. [Original German held in Lutheran Archives, Adelaide.]]

SCHOKNECHT, Carl: Schoknecht, J.C. 1947. Grammar of the language of the Dieri Aborigines... / [translated and prepared by J.C. Schoknecht. Melbourne.[Original held in Lutheran Archives, Adelaide.]]

SHAW, Bruce & Gibson, Jen. 1987. An Aboriginal History of the Oodnadatta region – Report prepared for the Oodnadatta Aboriginal Housing Society and the Aboriginal Heritage Branch. Adelaide, S.Aust., Dept. of Environment and Planning. ] [[Annotation: See the glossary pp.190-201.]

SIEBERT, Otto, (b.1869). 1965. [Letter to A.W. Howitt], Killalpanina, Apr. 19, 1899 [[Pronunciation and orthography of words (presumably Dieri)]. Howitt Papers, Box 8, folder 2; 1p. AIATSIS print collection MS 69.]

SIEBERT, Otto. 1965. Notes . Howitt Papers, Box 8, folder 2; 7p. [2 songs given]. AIATSIS print collection MS 69. []

SIEBERT, Otto .n.d. Diagram and notes. Howitt Papers, Box 8, folder 2; 7p. AIATSIS print collection, MS 69. []

TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett), (1900-1993). 1934. Journal of anthropological expedition to the Diamantina, N.E. of South Australia, Aug. 1934. [[Held by South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/1/12] [Annotation: Comparative vocabulary and some songs recorded.]]

TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1963. ‘Journal of Visit to the Rawlinson Range area in the Great Western Desert by Norman B. Tindale. 24 October – 25 November 1963.’ [[Held by South Australian Museum, Tindale collection, Identifier: AA 338/1/26.] [Annotation: Extent of language content unknown.]]

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