A2: Kalarku

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AIATSIS Code: 
A2
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kalarku

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Ngatjunmay (Galagu/Kalako), Malpa
Ethnologue name
Kalarko
ISO 639-3 code
kba
Tindale name
Kalaako
Thesaurus heading language
Kalarku language A2
Thesaurus heading (old)
Kalaako / Malpa language (A2) (WA SI51-02)
Tindale (1974)
Kalarko, Malba (i.e., 'circumcised and subincised ones'; name applied by Wudjari to this and other immediately northern tribes).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Malba
Glottocode
kala1379
Other sources
West Mirniny, Marlba [O'Grady et al. 1966:134$4461] Kallaargu, Kallaar [von Brandenstein 1980$733]
Synonyms
Kalaaku
Kalarko
Ngatjunmay
Galagu/Kalako
Malpa
Galagu
Kalako
Ngadjunmaia
Marlba
Beelia
Beeloo
Derbal
Gala:gu
Ilakuri wongi
Juadjag
Juadjek
Juadjuk
Kalaako
Karakata
Karrakatta
Malba
Minal njunga
Minalnjunga
Minnal Yungar
Mooro
Murram
Njindango
Swan River Tribe
Takalako
Wadjug
Wadjuk
Wadjup
Wajuk
Whadjuk
Whajook
Witja:ri
Witjari
Yooadda
Yooard
Yoongar
Yuard
Yuatjek
Yungar
Yungur
Galaagu
West Mirniny
Comment
Language comment
References

Brandenstein, Carl G. von. 1970. Report [to A.I.A.S.] on field work conducted July/August 1970 as part of the 1969/1970 project Western Desert fringe study. (PMS 2140).
Brandenstein, Carl G. von. 1980. Ngadjumaja: an Aboriginal language of south-east Western Australia. Innsbruck: Institut für Sprachwissen-schaft der Universität Innsbruck.
Morphy, F. 1985. Working notes on Western Australian languages. Part of an ARGS project directed by RMS Dixon. (Not held; reported in Theiberger 1987)
Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Thieberger, Nicholas. 1987. Handbook of WA Aboriginal languages (south of the Kimberley region). Preliminary first draft, March 1987. Perth: Institute of Applied Aboriginal Studies, Western Australian College of Advanced Education. (REF 499.15 THI)
Tindale, Norman B. 1974. Aboriginal tribes of Australia: their terrain, environmental controls, distribution, limits, and proper names. Berkeley: University of California Press/Canberra: Australian National University Press.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
WA
Location information
Green Patch and Scaddan to north of Widgemool-tha; Mount Monger, Golden Ridge, and Burbanks; east to Karkanja, the red ochre deposit approximately 15 miles (24 km.) west of Fraser Range; west to Bremer Range, the Johnston Lakes, Mount Holland, Barker Lake, and Koon-gornin; a boundary camp was situated about three miles south of Coolgardie; at Norseman and Salmon Gums (Tindale 1974). The location given by Oates (1975) is limited to north of Norseman, towards Coolgardie.
Maps
  • Tindale, Norman. 1974. Tribal boundaries in Aboriginal Australia. Canberra: Division of National Mapping, Department of National Development.
Catalogue
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Speakers
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
3
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visual1-102
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (Vocabulary)
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestMirningKalarko
Dixon (2002)WESTERN BIGHT GROUPKalaakuKalaaku (=Ngadjunmaya)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestGalaagu
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestMirningGalaagu
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganPilbara-Nyungar (Southwest)Mirninj (Ngadju)Galaagu
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganSouthwest (or Nyungic)MirninyKalarko (Galagu)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganSouthwestMirninyKalarko