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
In his grammar of Kalkatungu, Blake (1979:3) says that, although Yalarnnga G8 (immediately to the south) shares some lexical land morphosyntactic material with Kalkatungu, the two languages are not closely related.
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
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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