C10: Pintupi

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AIATSIS Code: 
C10
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Pintupi

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Name
ABN Name
Pintupi language
ABS Name
Pintupi
Horton Name
Pintupi
Ethnologue name
Pintupi-Luritja
ISO 639-3 code
piu
Tindale name
Pintubi, Ildawongga
Thesaurus heading
Pintupi language (C10) (NT SF52-11)
Thesaurus heading language
Pintupi language C10
Tindale (1974)
Pi:ntubi (valid variant), Pintupi, Bindubi, Pintunala, Pintubu (pronunciation used by Walpiri), Pindu (form of name used in discussing their language), Pindubu, Bindubu, Bindooboo, Bindiboo (uninformed anglicization used at Yuendumu after 1945), Bindibu, Bindaboo, Wankawinan (name applied by Pitjandjara to the Wenamba and western hordes of Pintubi), Pintudjara (name used by Ngadadjara), Kalgonei (name given to Wenamba and Pintubi language speakers by Ngadadjara), Wiluraratja ('westerners,' name applied by Ngalia), Pintubu, Puntubu (Ngalia pronunciations); Pintubidjara, Pintudjara, Pintularapi, Pintubitjara, and 'Wanka'winan (names given by Ngadadjara), 'Wan-ka'winan (name given by Pitjandjara to western Pintubi), Bindiboo (a journalist's version), Kalgonei (derogatory language ascribed to them by Ngadadjara), Kalguni, Kalgo-neidjara, Teitudjara (name ascribed to them by a Nangatara man, also by a Kokatja of Gregory Salt Sea area), Matju:na-latara (name used by Ngadadjara of Rawlinson Ranges), Wenamba (western hordes here considered as a separate tribe in Western Australia list), Panika (class term, properly Panaka, erroneously quoted as a tribal name by Simmons et al., 1957) for Pintubi. Ilda, Ilta, Manggawara (of Ngadadjara-so-called from their style of hairdressing), Wananwanari (a lone native who arrived at Yuendumu from west of Lake Mackay in 1950 was called this by Pintubi men), Maiidjara (of a Kokatja man), Maiadjara for Ildawongga.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Bindibu, Pintupi, Bindabu
Glottocode
pint1250
Other sources
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Synonyms
Pintupi Luritja
Bindubi
Ildawonga
Wenamba
Bindaboo
Bindabu
Bindiboo
Bindibu
Bindooboo
Bindubu
Kalgonei
Kalgoneidjara
Kalguni
Loritja
Luridja
Luritja
Matjunalatara
Panika
Pi:ntubi
Pindu
Pindubu
Pintubi
Pintubidjara
Pintubitjara
Pintubu
Pintudjara
Pintularapi
Pintunala
Puntubu
Teitudjara
Wankawinan
Wenaba
Wiluraratja
Ildawongga
Puntubu; Pintubidjara
Wan kawinan
Kalgo neidjara
Matju:na latara
Panika for Pintubi
Ilda
Ilta
Manggawara
Wananwanari
Maiidjara
Maiadjara for Ildawongga
Comment
Language comment
References

Hansen KC & LE Hansen. 1975. The Core of Pintupi Grammar. Alice Springs: Institute for Aboriginal Development.
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.
Walsh, Michael. 1981. Maps of Australia and Tasmania. In Language atlas of the Pacific area Pt 1, eds S. A. Wurm and Shirô Hattori. Canberra: Australian Academy of the Humanities.
Wurm, Stephen. 1994. Australian classification. In Atlas of the world’s languages, eds C. Moseley and R. E. Asher, 114-118. New York: Routledge.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NT
Location information
Pintubi: Lake Mackay, Lake Macdonald, Mount Russell, Ehrenberg Range, Kintore Range, Warman Rocks; west to near Winbaruku; south to about Johnstone Hill. Much of their country is still untraversed by us (Tindale 1974). Ildawaongga: West of Lake Mackay to about Longitude 126°E; north toward a native place named Manggai which is tentatively identified as in the Stansmore Range. Manjil-djara say their country begins at Ngila, an unidentified place several days walk east of Liburu (Libral on maps, Canning Stock Route Well 37). South to about 23°30'S latitude (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
300 800 (with Luritja) incl. with Pitjantjatjara 380 591 - -600 203
Speaker NILS table
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1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
-
Documentation
Document Score: 
10
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Large (more than 200 pages) 4
Text Collection Small (20-100 pages) 2
Grammar Small grammar (100-200 pages) 3
Audio-visual Less than 1 1
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Heffernan, John. 1996. A learner's guide to Pintupi-Luritja, Alice Springs: IAD Press.
Dictionary: 
Hansen, Kenneth and Hansen, Lesley. 1992. Pintupi/Luritja dictionary (3rd edition). Alice Springs: IAD Press.
Programs
Activities: 
Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association made recordings in 80's.
People: 
Ken Hansen, John Heffernan, Lesley Hansen
Indigenous organisations: 
Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan South-West Wati Pintupi-Luritja  
Dixon (2002)       Pintupi The Western Desert language. dialects: (a) Warnman, (b) Yulparitja, (c) Manjtjiltjara (or Martu Wangka), (d) Kartutjarra, (e) Kukatja, (f) Pintupi, (g) Luritja, (h) Ngaatjatjarr, (i) Ngaanjatjarra, G) Wangkatha, (k) Wangatja, (l) Ngaliya, (m) Pitjantjatjarra, (n) Yankuntjatjarra, (o) Kukarta
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan South-West   Pintupi, Ildawongga  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan South-West Wati/Western Desert Pintupi (Bindubi), Ildawongga  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Western Desert Proper Wati Bindubi (Pintupi)  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Southwest (or Nyungic) Western Desert Language Pintubi  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Southwest Wati Pintubi