D25: Kurnu

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AIATSIS Code: 
D25
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kurnu

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Gunu
Ethnologue name
Darling [Kula]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Kula
Thesaurus heading language
Kurnu language D25
Thesaurus heading (old)
Kurnu / Gunu language (D25) (NSW SH55-05)
Tindale (1974)
Noolulgo, Kurnu (name applied to language of this and several other Darling River tribes), Gu:nu, Guerno, Kornu, Kornoo, Cornu, Koonoo, Kuno, Guno, Gunu (['wim-badja] = man).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Kurnu, Guerno, Kornu, Cornu, Koono, Kuno
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Paakantyi
Gurnu
Guula
Darling
Gunu
Kula
Cornu
Ee na won
Gu:nu
Gu:rnu
Guerno
Guno
Koono
Koonoo
Kornoo
Kornu
Kuno
Noolulgo
Comment
Language comment
References

Hercus, Luise Anna. 1993. Paakantyi dictionary. Canberra: the author.
Hercus, Luise Anna. 1994. Paakantyi. In N. Thieberger & W. McGregor (eds), 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
... the Bourke area (Hercus 1993:11) Chiefly on the western bank of the Darling River from near Bourke to Dunlop, Warrego River to Enngonia, and Barringun; west to vicinity of Yantabulla (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Luise Hercus
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
9
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listMedium (100-200 pages)3
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visual1-102
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Hercus, Luise. 1982 The Bagandji language: Pacific Linguistics B6.7 Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Dictionary: 
Hercus, Luise. 1993 Paakantyi dictionary. Canberra: Luise Hercus.
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganBaagandjiDarling [Kula]Darling [dialects: Kula, Wiljakali (Wilyagali), Bagundji (Baagandji, Bagandji). Bagundji dialect is widely understood by others (1970 Oates).]
Dixon (2002)Gurnu (Guula)Baagandji Hercus (1982) further dialects: Gurnu (Guula), Naualko, Baarrundji, Wiljaali, Dhanggaali, Bulaali, WanjubarIgu, Bandjigali, Barrindji, Marrawarra (Marawara, Maraura)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganBaagandjiGurnu
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganBaagandjiGurnu
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganDarlingGurnu
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganDarlingKurnu
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganDarlingKula