K35: Wilawila

AIATSIS Code: 
K35
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Wilawila

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Ngarinyin (Wilawila)
Ethnologue name
Wilawila
ISO 639-3 code
wil
Tindale name
Wilawila
Thesaurus heading
Wilawila language (K35) (WA SD52-09)
Tindale (1974)
Wular: (said to be a language name), Taib (horde on Carson River, also claims to be of Miwa tribe), Wulu, Taibange (member of Taib), Munumbara (horde on headwaters of Forrest River), Munumburu, Kalari: (horde on middle Drysdale River), Andedja (horde on southern tributaries of upper Forrest River), Andidja, Andadja, Piarngongo (horde at Mount Beatrice; there is also a horde of Ola tribe of Purunor moiety, and same name, south and southwest of Karunjie), ? Kundjanan, Kandjanan, ? Ullumbuloo.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
wila1240
Other sources
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Synonyms
Ngarinyin
Guwij
Munumburru
Ngarinjin
Ngarnawu
Ungarinjin
Wolyamidi
Andadja
Andedja
Andidja
Kalari
Kandjanan
Kundjanan
Munumbara
Munumburu
Piarngongo
Taib
Taibange
Ullumbuloo
WilaWila
Wular
Wulu
Wila Wila
Wular:
Kalari:
Comment
Language comment
References

Coate, H., and L. Oates. 1970. A grammar of Ngarinjin, Western Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 25, Linguistic Series 10. Canberra: AIAS.
Harvey, Mark. 2008. Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages: land-language associations at colonisation. AILEC 0802.
McGregor, William. 1988. Handbook of Kimberley languages, vol. 1: General information: Pacific Linguistics C-105. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
McGregor, William, & Alan Rumsey. 2009. Worrorran revisited: the case for genetic relations among languages of the Northern Kimberley region of Western Australia: Pacific Linguistics 600. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

Status
Potential Data
Location
State
WA
Location information
On Carson and middle Drysdale rivers from near Mount Connelly south to lower Gibb and Durack rivers; an inland tribe (Tindale 1974).
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: 
3
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visual1-102
Manuscript Note: 
Not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Daisy Utemorrah (dec.)
Indigenous organisations: 
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)WororanWilawilaNgarinyin [dialects: Wilawila, Wolyamidi, Guwidj, Wurla (Worla, Worlaja, Wula, Ola, Walar, Wuladja, Wuladjangari)]
Dixon (2002)NORTH KIMBERLEY AREAL GROUPWilawilaWunambal McGregor (1993) further dialects: Wilawila, Gamberre, Kwini (=Gunin), Ginan, Miwa (=Bagu), Yiidji (=Forrest River)
Wurm (1994)WororanUngarinjinicWilawila
Walsh (1981)WororanUngarinjinicWilawila
Oates (1975)WororanNgarinjinicWila-Wila
Wurm (1972)WororanNgarinyinicWilawila
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)WororanUngarinyinicWilawila