L5: Ngadjuri

AIATSIS Code: 
L5
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Ngadjuri

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Ngadjuri
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Ngadjuri
Thesaurus heading
Ngadjuri / Ngadyuri language (L5) (SA SI54-05)
Tindale (1974)
Ngadluri, Ngaluri, Aluri, Alury, Eeleeree, Hilleri, Hillary, Yilrea, Wirameju (['wira] = gum tree, ['meju] = men, lit. gum forest men), Wirrameyu, Wirramayo, Wirra-maya, Wiramaya, Wirra, Weera, Eura (general term for several tribes), Manuri (Nganguruku tribe term, means 'big goana people'), Manuri (Nukunu term, claimed to mean inland people), Manu, Monnoo, Manuley, Youngye (name of language), Boanawari (term meaning 'bat people,' and linked with circumcision; applied by noncircumcising eastern tribes who feared their proselytizing urges) Doora, Burra Burra or Abercrombie tribe (two names for one horde of this tribe), Mimbara (name of the northernmost horde).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Wirameyu, Manuri, Ngadhuri, Ngarluri, Aluri, Alury, Eeeleeree, Wirameju, Wirrameyu, Wirramayo, Wirramaya, Wiramaya, Wirra, Weera, Eura, Manu, Monnoo, Manuley
Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Aluri
Alury
Boanawari
Burra Burra
Abercrombie tribe
Doora
Eeleeree
Eura
Hillary
Hilleri
Manu
Manuley
Manuri
Mimbara
Monnoo
Ngadhuri
Ngadluri
Ngaluri
Ngarluri
Weera
Werra
Wiramaya
Wirameju
Wirameyu
Wirra
Wirramaya
Wirramayo
Wirrameyu
Yilrea
Youngye
Eeeleeree
Wirra maya
Boanawari Doora
Ngajuri
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.
Waria-Read, Pat. 2009. Ngadjuri picture dictionary. Adelaide: Ngadjuri Walpa Juri Lands and Heritage Association. (L KIT N322.003/1)

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
SA
Location information
From Angaston and Freeling north to Clare, Crystal Brook, Gladstone, Carrieton, and north of Waukaringa to Koonamore; east to Mannahill; in Orroroo, Peterborough, Burra, and Robertstown districts (Tindale 1974:214).
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: 
1
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available - unclear status
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Pat Waria-Read, Mary-Anne Gale
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)   SPENCER GULF BASIN AREAL GROUP   Ngadjuri Kadli Teichelmann and Schürmann (1840) dialects: Kaurna, Nantuwara, Ngadjuri, Narangka, Nukunu
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan South-West   Ngadjuri  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan South-West Yura Ngadjuri  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Southern Western Desert Type Yura Ngadjuri  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Southwest (or Nyungic) Yura Ngadjuri  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Southwest Yura Ngadjuri