L4: Nukunu

AIATSIS Code: 
L4
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Nukunu

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Nukunu language
ABS Name
Other Australian Indigenous Languages, nec (Nukunu)
Horton Name
Nukunu
Ethnologue name
Nugunu
ISO 639-3 code
nnv
Tindale name
Nukunu
Thesaurus heading
Nukunu / Nuguna language (L4) (SA SI54-01)
Tindale (1974)
Wongaidja (valid alternative), Nukuna, Nukunnu, Nugunu, Nookoona, Nukunna, Noocoona, Nokunna, Nu-guna, Pukunna (misprint), Wongaidja, Wongaidya, Tura (['tura] = man), Tyura, Doora, Eura (general term for several tribes), Warra (name of language), Barutadura (men of Baroota).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Nukunu, Nuguna, Nukunnu, Nookoona, Noocoona, Nokunna, Pukunna, Wongaidya, Tyura, Doora, Warra
Glottocode
nugu1241
Other sources
Synonyms
Other Australian Indigenous Languages
Nugunu
Barutadura
Doora
Eura
Njuguna
Nokunna
Noocoona
Nookoona
Nuguna
Nukana
Nukuna
Nukunna
Nukunnu
Pukunna
Tjura
Tura
Tyra
Tyura
Warra
Wongaidja
Wongaidya
Nu guna
Comment
Language comment
References

Hercus, Luise Anna. 1992. A Nukunu dictionary. Canberra: Department of Linguistics, The Faculties, Australian National University.
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
Eastern side of Spencer Gulf from a little north of the mouth of the Broughton River and vicinity of Crystal Brook northward to Port Augusta; east to Melrose, Mount Remarkable, Gladstone, and Quorn; at Baroota (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
Search MURA the AIATSIS catalogue, for items about this language
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
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NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
4
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Small (20-100 pages) 2
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript Note: 
Check Nekes MF4
Grammar: 
-
Dictionary: 
Hercus, Luise. 1992. A Nukunu dictionary. Canberra: AIAS.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Catherine Ellis, Luise Hercus, Hale & O'Grady
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan South-West Yura Nugunu  
Dixon (2002)   SPENCER GULF BASIN AREAL GROUP   Nukunu Kadli Teichelmann and Schürmann (1840) dialects: Kaurna, Nantuwara, Ngadjuri, Narangka, Nukunu
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan South-West   Nugunu  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan South-West Yura Nugunu  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Southern Western Desert Type Yura Nugunu  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Southwest (or Nyungic) Yura Nukuna  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Southwest Yura Nukuna