G4: Rakaya

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AIATSIS Code: 
G4
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Rakaya

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Name
ABN Name
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Horton Name
Pitta-Pitta (Rakkai)
Ethnologue name
Pitta Pitta [Ragaya]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Rakkaia
Thesaurus heading language
Rakaya language G4
Thesaurus heading (old)
Raggaja language (G4) (Qld SF54-14)
Tindale (1974)
Rukkia
O'Grady et al (1966)
Rukkia
Glottocode
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Other sources
Rakaia [Breen 1971] Rakaya, Rukkia, Rakkaia [Blake 1979:184] Rukkia (Roth), Rakkaia (Tindale), Raggaja (Capell), Rakaia [Blake and Breen 1971:170]
Synonyms
Pitta Pitta
Rakkaia
Rukkia
Comment
Language comment
References

Blake, Barry. 1979. Pitta-Pitta. In Dixon, R M W & Blake, Barry (eds.). Handbook of Australian languages vol. 1. 182-242. Canberra/ANU Press.
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.
Blake, Barry, and Gavan Breen. 1971. The Pitta-Pitta dialects: Linguistic Communications 4. Melbourne: Monash University.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
At Coorabulka (Roth 1897 as quoted in Blake and Breen 1971:10). From Coorabulka west to the Georgina River and the eastern vicinity of Breadalbane (Tindale 1974).
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Classification
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SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganKarnicPalkuPitta Pitta [Ragaya]Pitta Pitta [dialects: Related to Gangalanya, Garanya, Lhanima, Ngurlubulu, Ragaya, Rangwa, Yurlayurlanya, which may be extinct, and Wanggamala.]
Dixon (2002)LAKE EYRE BASIN AREAL GROUPNorth and west Lake Eyre Basin group Blake and Breen (1971)RakayaPitta-Pitta (Pitha-Pitha)* Blake (1979b) further dialects: Ringu-Ringu, Rakaya, Ngulupulu, Karanja, Kunkalanja, Mayawarli
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganKarnicRagaya
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganKarnicPalkuRagaya
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganKarnicPalkuRagaya
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPittapitticRakkaia
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPittapitticRakkaia is a dialect of Wangkadjera in O &VRakkaia