A48: Ngarla

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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 language
Ngarla language A48
Thesaurus heading (old)
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
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
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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