G13: Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon

AIATSIS Code: 
G13
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Kalkatungu language
ABS Name
-
Horton Name
Kalkadoon
Ethnologue name
Kalkutung
ISO 639-3 code
ktg
Tindale name
Kalkadunga
Thesaurus heading
Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon language (G13) (Qld SF54-02)
Tindale (1974)
Kalkatungu, Kalkatunga, Kalkutung, Kalkatongo, Kalkadun, Kulkodone, Kalkadoon, Kulkadoon, Kalka-donna, Galgadungu, Galgadung, Calcadoon, Kalkaladoona, Mantaba (Maithakari term for southern Kalkadungu), Rungkari (Maithakari, term for northern Kalkadungu), Roongkari.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Kalkadung
Glottocode
kalk1246
Other sources
-
Synonyms
Kalkutungu
Kalkutung
Kalkutungu
Calcadoon
Galgadung
Galgadunga
Galgadungu
Kalkadoona
Kalkadun
Kalkadung
Kalkadunga
Kalkaladoona
Kalkatongo
Kalkatunga
Kulkadoon
Kulkadoona
Kulkodone
Mantaba
Roongkari
Rungkari
Kalka donna
Comment
Language comment
References

Blake, Barry. 1979. A Kalkatungu grammar: Pacific Linguistics B-57. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
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
QLD
Location information
West of Cloncurry to Mount Isa; south to Duchess and Selwyn Range; at head of Cloncurry River; north to Glenroy (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 CollectionMedium (100-200 pages)3
GrammarSmall grammar (100-200 pages)3
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Blake, Barry. 1979. A Kalkatungu grammar: Pacific Linguistics B57. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Dictionary: 
Blake, Barry 1990 Kalkatungu vocabulary, ASEDA 0205.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Barry Blake, Gavan Breen, Charles Osborne
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganGalgadungicKalkutung
Dixon (2002)KALKATUNGU/YALARNNGA AREAL GROUPKalkatungu (or Kalkutungu or Kalkadoon)Kalkatungu (or Kalkutungu or Kalkadoon) Blake (1979a)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganGalgadungicGalgadungu
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganGalgadungicGalgadungicGalgadungu
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganKalkatungicKalkatungicGalgadungu
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganKalkatungicKalkatungu
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganKalkutungicKalkutung