L22: Ngamini

AIATSIS Code: 
L22
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Ngamini

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Ngamini
Ethnologue name
Ngamini
ISO 639-3 code
nmv
Tindale name
Ngameni
Thesaurus heading
Ngamini language (L22) (SA SG54-09)
Tindale (1974)
Ngamini, Ngaminni, Gnameni, Ngnaminni, A:mini, Aurnini (of northern tribes and casual variant), Auminie, Aumine, Amini, Ominee, Ahminie, Ahminnie, Uminnie, Agaminni, Awmani.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Gnameni, Ngaminni, Ngnaminni, Ahminnie, Uminnie, Agaminni, Awmani
Glottocode
ngam1265
Other sources
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Synonyms
Ngameni
Ominee
A:mini
Agamini
Agaminni
Ahminie
Ahminnie
Amini
Aumine
Aumini
Auminie
Awmani
Gnameni
Ngamani
Ngaminni
Ngnaminni
Uminnie
Aurnini
Comment
Language comment
References

Austin, Peter. 1991. The Karangura language. Records of the South Australian Museum 25(2):129-137.
Breen, Gavan. 1976. Ngamini, and a note on Midhaga. In R.M.W. Dixon (ed.) Grammatical categories in Australian languages, Linguistic Series No. 22, pp. 745-50. Canberra: AIAS. (B D621.81/G1)
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
SA
Location information
South side of Goyder Lagoon; on the Warburton River and Lakes Howitt and Berlino; north to Pandipandi and the southern vicinity of Birdsville and Miranda (Tindale 1974) (Northern part of this area is assigned to Yarluyandi on Bowern's (2001) map.)
Maps
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Catalogue
Search MURA the AIATSIS catalogue, for items about this language
Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
5
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
Peter Austin is currently preparing a comparative dictionary of Diyari and Ngamini that will include all the available materials on this language.
People: 
Gavan Breen
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganKarnicKarnaNgamini
Dixon (2002)LAKE EYRE BASIN AREAL GROUPCentral Lake Eyre Basin areal groupNgaminiNgamini* further dialects: Yaluyandi; Karangura
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganKarnicNgamini
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganKarnicDiyari/KarnaNgamini
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganKarnicKarnaNgamini
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganDiericKarnaNgamini
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganDiericKarnaNgameni