G9: Yanda

AIATSIS Code: 
G9
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Yanda

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Yanda
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Janda
Thesaurus heading
Yanda language (G9) (Qld SF54-06)
Tindale (1974)
Yanda, Yunda.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Yanda
Glottocode
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Other sources
Janda [Blake and Breen 1971:9]
Synonyms
Jangaa
Janda
Yunda
Comment
Language comment
Breen (1990:163) comments that Yanda is hard to classify (due to lack of data), but seems to be closer to Guwa G9.1 than to any other language. The only linguistic information comes from a 110-item word list recorded by Eglinton in Curr (1886-87).
References

Blake, Barry & Gavan Breen. 1971. The Pitta-Pitta dialects: Linguistic Communications 4. Melbourne: Monash University.
Breen, Gavan. 1990. Salvage studies of Western Queensland Aboriginal languages: Pacific Linguistics B-105. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Curr, Edward Micklethwaite. 1886-87. The Australian race: its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent. Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer; London: Trübner.
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
Head of Hamilton River, north of Warenda. At Toolebuc and Lucknow (Tindale 1974). ... at Warenda, Booloo-Boolooo and Muckunda Creek (Now spelt Macunda), but had recently moved towards Tooleybuc(k) (Roth as quoted in Blake and Breen 1971:9).
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
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Gavan Breen
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)GREATER MARIC GROUPGuwa/Yanda groupYandaYanda
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganMaricGuwaYanda
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMaricYandaYanda
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganYandicYanda
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganYandicJanda