A48: Ngarla

AIATSIS Code: 
A48
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Ngarla

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Yinhawangka language
ABS Name
Yinhawangka
Horton Name
Yinhawangka
Ethnologue name
Panytyima [Yinawongga]
ISO 639-3 code
-
Tindale name
Inawongga, Ninanu
Thesaurus heading
Yinhawangka / Innawonga language (A48) (WA SF50-04)
Tindale (1974)
Inawangga, Inawonga (in error) for Inawongga. ? Ngaunmardi. Nalawonga, Ngalawongga, Ngalawonga, Ngarla (not to be confused with de Grey River tribe of that name) , Ngarla-warngga, 'Southern Pad'ima' for Ninanu.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
-
Other sources
Njinanu, Yinha, Inyawonga [Wangka Maya PALC 2008:iii] Yinha, Inyawonga [Dixon 2011:44]
Synonyms
Yinhawangka
Panytyima
Inawonga
Inawangga
Inawonga for Inawongga
Ngaunmardi
Nalawonga
Ngalawongga
Ngalawonga
Ngarla warngga
Southern Padima for Ninanu
Comment
Language comment
References

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.
Oates, William J., and Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.

Status
Potential Data
Location
State
WA
Location information
Headwaters of the Ashburton and Gascoyne Rivers; south to near Three Rivers and Mulgul; east to Ilgarari (Tindale 1974).
Maps
  • Tindale, Norman. 1974. Tribal boundaries in Aboriginal Australia. Canberra: Division of National Mapping, Department of National Development.
  • Dench, Alan. 1995. Martuthunira, a language of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • Sharp, Janet and Thieberger, Nick. 2001. Wangka Maya, the Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre. In Forty years on, eds J Simpson et al., 325-335. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Catalogue
Search MURA the AIATSIS catalogue, for items about this language
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
- - - - - - - 3
Speaker NILS table
- - - -
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
5
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Small (20-100 pages) 2
Text Collection None 0
Grammar A few articles 1
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (vocabulary and elicited sentences on Ngarlawangka)
Grammar: 
Dictionary: 
Wangka Maya PALC. 2008. Yinhawangka: Yinhawangka dictionary English-Yinhawangka wordlist and topical wordlists 2008. South Hedland: Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan South-West Inland Ngayarda Panytyima [Yinawongga] Panytyima [dialects: Related to Yinawongga, Ngarlawangga, Ngarla, Tjurruru, which may be extinct, and Nyamal.]
Dixon (2002)   GASCOYNE RIVER TO PILBARA AREAL GROUP Pilbara/Ngayarta areal group Yinhawangka Panyjima (Panjtjima) Dench (1991) dialects: Pantikura, Mitjaranjpa; and Yinhawangka (may be a separate language)
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan South-West   Yinawongga  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan South-West Inland Ngayarda Yinawongga  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Pilbara-Nyungar (Southwest) Inland Ngayarda Inawanga/Ninaanu  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Southwest (or Nyungic) Western Desert Language Inawonga  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Southwest Wati Inawonga