G28: Kukatj

AIATSIS Code: 
G28
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kukatj

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Kukatj
Ethnologue name
Gugadj
ISO 639-3 code
ggd
Tindale name
Kukatja (QLD)
Thesaurus heading
Kukatj language (G28) (Qld SE54-10)
Tindale (1974)
Kukatji (valid variant), Gugadji, Konggada (language name).
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
guga1239
Other sources
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Synonyms
Gugadj
Kalibamu
Marago
Gudadj
Gudadji
Gugady
Gugatj
Kokatj
Kukatji
Gugadji
Kukatja
Kukatyi
Konggada
Comment
Language comment
References

Breen, G. 1976. Gugadj and Gog-nar: A Contrastive Sketch. In Sutton, Peter (ed.) Languages of Cape York. Papers presented to a symposium organised by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Canberra: AIAS.
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
From Donor Hills north to Gulf of Carpentaria; at Inverleigh; eastward to Flinders River (Tindale 1974). ... about the lower part of the Flinders River, which flows into the Gulf of Carpentaria about thirty miles west of Normanton ... (Breen, 1976:151).
Maps
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Catalogue
Search MURA the AIATSIS catalogue, for items about this language
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
8
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Small (20-100 pages) 2
Text Collection Less than 20 pages 1
Grammar Sketch grammar (less than 100 pages) 2
Audio-visual More than 10 3
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Breen, Gavan. Kukatj Grammar machine-readable files, ASEDA 0022.
Dictionary: 
Breen, Gavan Kukatj. Grammar machine-readable files, ASEDA 0022.
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Paul Black, Gavan Breen
Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Paman Central Pama Gugadj  
Dixon (2002)   WESTERN CAPE YORK PENINSULA AREAL GROUP   Kukatj Kukatj (or Kalibamu)
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Paman   Gugadj  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Paman Flinders Pama Gugatj  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan   Flinders Pama Gugadji  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Kukantyic   Kukatyi  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)