L38: Kungkari

AIATSIS Code: 
L38
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kungkari

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Kuungkari
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Kuungkari
Thesaurus heading
Kungkari / Gunggari language (L38) (Qld SG55-01)
Tindale (1974)
Koonkerri, Kunggari, Kungeri, Koongerri, Torra-burri (horde), Yankibura (horde), Yangeeberra, Mokaburra (horde), Tarawalla (name given to eastern dialect).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Koonkerri, Kungeri, Koongerri, Yangeberra, Yankibura
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Kuungkari
Gungari
Koongerri
Yangeeberra
Koonkerri
Kungeri
Yangeberra
Yankibura
Guunggari
Gunggari
Kunggari
Torra burri
Mokaburra
Tarawalla
Comment
Language comment
Bowern (2001:247) mentions Kungkari as a possible Karnic language. Wafer and Lissarrague (2008:324) report that a description of Kungkari by Breen (1990:22-64) is of Kungkari, not the similarly-named Gunggari D37.
References

Bowern, Claire. 2001. Karnic classification revisited. In Forty years on: Ken Hale and Australian languages, eds Jane Simpson, et al., 245-261. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Breen, Gavan. 1990. Salvage studies of Western Queensland Aboriginal languages: Pacific Linguistics B-105. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Dixon, R.M.W. 2002. Australian languages: their nature and development: Cambridge Language Surveys. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
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.
Wafer, Jim, and Amanda Lissarrague. 2008. A handbook of Aboriginal languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Nambucca Heads: Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
lower Barcoo and Thomson rivers, as in Tindale (Breen 1990:22). On Thomson and Cooper (Barcoo) rivers west to Jundah; north to Westland and near Longreach; east to Avington, Blackall, and Terrick Terrick; south on the western flank of the Grey Range to Cheviot Range, Powell Creek, and Welford (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: 
6
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionLess than 20 pages1
GrammarSketch grammar (less than 100 pages)2
Audio-visual1-102
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Gavan, Breen. 1990. Salvage studies of Western Queensland Aboriginal languages: Pacific Linguistics B105. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
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 GROUPKungkari/Pirriya groupKungkariKungkari possible further dialect: Gungadidji
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganMaricGunggari
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganMaricKapuGunggari
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMaricKapuGuunggari
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMariKuungkari