N10: Kuwema

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AIATSIS Code: 
N10
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kuwema

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Kuwema
Horton Name
Kuwema, Tjerratj
Ethnologue name
Tyaraity
ISO 639-3 code
woa
Tindale name
Djerait
Thesaurus heading language
Kuwema language N10
Thesaurus heading (old)
Djeradj / Dyeraidy language (N10) (NT SD52-07)
Tindale (1974)
Tjerait, Cherait, Cherite, Sherait, Jeerite, Scherits, Tjiras.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
tyar1236
Other sources
Kuwema, Guwema, Guwe, Nguluk Angguwe, Ponga-ponga, Dek Tjerratj, Dek Tjirratj, Djeradj, Djiratj, Tyeraity, Sherait. Tyeraity, Djeraity, Djerait, Djeradj, Tjerait, Cherites, Sherait, Tjiras, Daktyeraty, Daktyerat, Djeraidj [Top End Handbook] Scherits [Tryon?] Sherait, Paperbark natives [Basedow 1907:2]
Synonyms
Tyaraity
Tjerratj
Dak Tjerratj
Djerait
Tyeraity
Ponga Ponga
Pungupungu
Djeraidj
Dyeraidy
Kuwama
Guwema
Guwe
Nguluk Angguwe
Ponga ponga
Dek Tjerratj
Dek Tjirratj
Djeradj
Djiratj
Sherait
Djeraity
Tjerait
Cherites
Tjiras
Daktyeraty
Daktyerat
Cherait
Cherite
Jeerite
Scherits
Comment
Language comment
References

Baker, Brett. New Top End Handbook (FileMaker database). (ASEDA 0626).
Green, Ian & Nordlinger, Rachel. The Daly Languages web resource http://dalylanguages.org
Harvey, Mark. 2003. The evolution of verb systems in the eastern Daly language family. In The Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages of Northern Australia : comparative studies of the continent's most linguistically complex region (ed) Nicholas Evans, Canberra : Pacific Linguistics 552, p. 159-184.
Tryon, Darrell, T. 1974. Daly family languages, Australia. Canberra: Research School of Pacific Studies, C-32.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NT
Location information
... near Mount Haywood, on the north side of the Daly River (Stanner 1933 as quoted in Tryon 1974). Tipperary Station westwards to Daly River Mission (Top End Handbook).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Ian Green (Guwema), Mark Harvey (Guwema)
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
-
Documentation
Document Score: 
3
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript Note: 
Available (Guwema)
Grammar: 
-
Dictionary: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)DalyMalagmalagMalagmalag ProperTyaraity
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)DalyMalagmalag, Bringen-WagaydyDyeraidy, Kuwama
Walsh (1981)DalyMalagmalag, Bringen-WagaydyMalagmalag, Wagaydy (Wogaidy)Dyeraidy, Kuwama
Oates (1975)DalyMullugMullugmullugDjeraidj
Wurm (1972)DalyMullukMullukmullukDjeraity
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)