G19: Nguburinji

AIATSIS Code: 
G19
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Nguburinji

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Nguburinji
Ethnologue name
Ganggalida [Nguburindi]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Ngoborindi
Thesaurus heading
Nguburindi / Nguburinji language (G19) (Qld SE54-09)
Tindale (1974)
Ngoborundji, Ngoboringi (g read as dj), Oborindi, Oboroondi, Obor-indi.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Nguburindi
Ganggalida
Naungaun
Nga:wun
Ngoborindi
Ngoboringi
Ngoborundji
Nounun
Nouun
Obor indi
Oborindi
Oboroondi
Ngorborundji
Comment
Language comment
References

Blake, Barry. 1988. Redefining Pama-Nyungan in Evans, Nicholas and Steve Johnson (eds) Aboriginal Linguistics. Armidale: University of New England.
Breen, Gavan. 1973. A note on Ngubirindi. (PMS 221)
Evans, Nicholas. 1995. A grammar of Kayardild, with historical-comparative notes on Tangkic: Mouton Grammar Library 15. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
Harvey, Mark. 2008. Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages: land-language associations at colonisation. AILEC 0802.
Roth, Walter Edmund. 1897. Ethnological studies among the north-west-central Queensland Aborigines. Brisbane: Government Printer.
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
Southern headwaters of Gregory River; at River-sleigh, Gregory Downs, and Mount Margaret, north to Lawn Hill Creek and Punjaub; in later years at Morstone Downs which is in Wakabunga country (Tindale 1974) The general territorial affiliations were: A. The drainage of the Gregory downstream from Riversleigh to its junction with the Nicholson. Riversleigh was associated with Yinjilanji. B. The drainage of the Nicholson downstream from Cooinda to its junction with the Gregory. Cooinda was associated with Wanyi. Nguburindi was associated with Mellish Park, Century Mine, Gregory Downs, Planet Downs, and Doomadgee (Harvey ASEDA 802)
Maps
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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
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Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available - unclear status
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganTangicGanggalida [Nguburindi]Ganggalida [dialects: Kangkalita, Nguburindi]
Dixon (2002)TANGKIC SUBGROUP*Kayardild/Yukulta subgroup*NguburindiYukulta (or Yukulu, Kangkalita) Keen (1983) further dialect: Nguburindi
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganWagaya-WarluwaricNguburindi
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganWagaya-WarluwaricWarluwara/ThawaNguburindi
Oates (1975)Ngorborundji
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)