D12: PAAKANTYI / PAAKANTJI / BARKINDJI

AIATSIS Code: 
D12
AIATSIS Reference name: 
PAAKANTYI / PAAKANTJI / BARKINDJI

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Barkindji language (previously Baagandji language)
ABS Name
Paakantyi
Horton Name
Barkindji
Ethnologue name
Darling
ISO 639-3 code
drl
Tindale name
-
Thesaurus heading
Paakantyi / Paakantji / Barkindji language (D12) (NSW SI54-03)
Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
darl1243
Other sources
Barkandji [ALRRC]
Synonyms
Paakantyi
Baagandji
Darling
Barkindji
Ba:gundji
Baagandyi
Bagandji
Bagundji
Bahkunji
Bahkunjy
Bahroongee
Bahroonjee
Bakandi
Bakandji
Bakanji
Bandjagal
Bandjangali
Bargunji
Barindji
Barinji
Barkinghi
Barkinjee
Barkinji
Barkungee
Barkunjee
Barongee
Baroongee
Barrengee
Barrongee
Barundji
Barundyi
Barunga
Barungi
Beriait
Berri ait
Berriait
Bpaagkon jee
Bpaaroon jee
Bpaaroo
Bungyarlee
Burunga
Kaiela
Kornoo
Kurnu
Mailpurglu
Mil pulko
Ngunnhalgri
Pa:kindzi
Paakanji
Paakantji
Paakanytji
Pakindji
Parkengee
Parkingee
Parkungi
Parkunji
Paroinge
Paroo
Parooinge
Paru
Paruindi
Paruindji
Paruinji
Parundji
S
Baigundji
Unelgo
Wimbaja
Ba:gandji
Barkandji
Comment
Language comment
According to Hercus (1993), the dialects of the Paakantyi (D12) language are Kurnu D25, Wanyiwalku D21, Pantyikali D17, Naualko D19, Southern Paakantyi D61, Wilyakali D16, Thangkaali D14, Parrintyi D48, Marawara D6 and Paaruntyi D47. Further, Hercus (2006 p.c.) considers Bulali D11 to be a subdivision of Wiyakali D16.
References

Hercus, Luise Anna. 1993. Paakantyi dictionary. Canberra: the author.
Hercus, Luise Anna. 1994. Paakantyi. in Thieberger, N. & McGregor W. (ed) Macquarie Aboriginal words: a dictionary of words from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. North Ryde: Macquarie Library.
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
NSW
Location information
Plains southwest of Broken Hill from near Tandou Lake, southwestward to Mount Bryan and Burra Creek, northwest of Morgan, So. Aust., chiefly in the more arid country extending generally eastward to within a few miles of the Darling River (Tindale 1974).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Search MURA the AIATSIS catalogue, for items about this language
Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
-
Documentation
Document Score: 
12
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listMedium (100-200 pages)3
Text CollectionSmall (20-100 pages)2
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (song, vovabulary)
Grammar: 
Hercus, Luise. 1982. The Bagandji language: Pacific Linguistics B6.7 Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Dictionary: 
Hercus, Luise. 1993 Paakantyi dictionary. Canberra: Luise Hercus.
Programs
Activities: 
Wilcannia Central School developed a language learning CD-ROM in 2005. Joining The Dreaming Aboriginal Corporation at Broken Hill is developing language kits with posters, workbooks DVD (2007). In May 2012 an 18-month course in Paakantji started at Menindee Central School.
People: 
Luise Hercus, Murrdi Paaki Regional Enterprise, Joining The Dreaming Aboriginal Corporation at Broken Hill
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganBaagandjiDarlingDarling [dialects: Kula, Wiljakali (Wilyagali), Bagundji (Baagandji, Bagandji). Bagundji dialect is widely understood by others (1970 Oates).]
Dixon (2002)BaagandjiBaagandji Hercus (1982) further dialects: Gurnu (Guula), Naualko, Baarrundji, Wiljaali, Dhanggaali, Bulaali, WanjubarIgu, Bandjigali, Barrindji, Marrawarra (Marawara, Maraura)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganBaagandjiBaagandji
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganBaagandjiBaagandji
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganDarlingBa:gandji
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganDarling
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganDarling