L49: Marunuda

AIATSIS Code: 
L49
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Marunuda

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Name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Mitaka (Marunuta)
Thesaurus heading
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Tindale (1974)
Mittaka, Mittuka, Marunga (name claimed by one of the last survivors, Mit:aka being supposedly a Dieri term), Marrala and Marranda (language names), Murunuta, Mi-daga.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Marrunada [Breen 1971] Marunuda (Campbell 1899), Marrulha (Gorringe) [Tindale 1940]
Synonyms
Mitaka
Marrunada
Mittaka
Mittuka
Marunga
Marrala
Marranda
Murunuta
Mi daga
Comment
Language comment
Breen (2006 p.c.) thinks Marunuda, Mithaka L34 and Marrulha L33 are the same language, but he does not know whether they are alternative names or distinct varieties (dialects) of the same language. Tindale (1940) appears to have the same opinion as Breen.
References

Tindale, Norman B. 1940. Distribution of Australian Aboriginal tribes: a field survey. Transactions of the Royal Society of SA 64:140-231.
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.

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Location
State
QLD
Location information
Mitaka: From Durrie north to Glengyle; east to near Monkira; about Lake Machattie, west to Kalidawarry (Tindale 1974).
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