N120: Warndarrang

 How to use this field
AIATSIS Code: 
N120
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Warndarrang

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Warndarang language
ABS Name
-
Horton Name
Mara (Warndarang)
Ethnologue name
Wandarang
ISO 639-3 code
wnd
Tindale name
Wandarang
Thesaurus heading language
Warndarrang language N120
Thesaurus heading (old)
Warndarrang / Warndarang language (N120) (NT SD53-11)
Tindale (1974)
Wandaran, Wandarung, Wanderang, Wangarong.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Wandarang
Glottocode
wand1263
Other sources
Warndarang, Wandarang, Wandaran, Warndarrang [Top End Handbook]
Synonyms
Wuyarrawala
Wandarang
Mara
Warndarang
Andarang
Wandaran
Wandarrang
Wandarung
Wanderang
Wangarong
Comment
Language comment
References

Harvey, Mark. 2012. Wandarrang and Marra: A diffusional or genetic relationship? in Australian Journal of Linguistics (32)3 ed. Keith, A. pp 327-360.
Heath, Jeffrey G. 1981. Basic materials in Mara: grammar, texts and dictionary: Pacific Linguistics C-60. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NT
Location information
Phelp River, inland from coast; west to Mount Leane (Tindale 1974). The affiliations of Warndarrang are principally taken from Heath. The affiliations of Warndarrang were coastal extending from the Towns River to approximately Minnie Creek. They extended inland up to 20kms. Wonmurri Waterhole on the Phelps River was at the western limit of Warndarrang affiliations (Harvey ASEDA 802).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
exist - - - - ? 0 -
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
- 2 - -
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
9
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Small (20-100 pages) 2
Text Collection Small (20-100 pages) 2
Grammar Small grammar (100-200 pages) 3
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Heath, Jeffrey. 1980. Basic materials in Warndarang: grammar, texts and dictionary: Pacific Linguistics B72, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Dictionary: 
Heath, Jeffrey. 1980. Basic materials in Warndarang: grammar, texts and dictionary: Pacific Linguistics B72, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Jeffrey Heath, Margaret Sharpe
Indigenous organisations: 

Ngukurr Language Centre https://ngukurrlc.org.au/

Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Gunwingguan Maran Mara Wandarang Wandarang [dialects: Related to Mara]
Dixon (2002)   ARNHEM LAND GROUP Marra/Warndarrang subgroup* Warndarrang (or Wuyarrawala) Warndarrang (or Wuyarrawala) Heath (1980b)
Wurm (1994) Maran Mara   Wamdarang  
Walsh (1981) Maran Mara Nawariyi Warndarang  
Oates (1975) Maran Maric Nawariyi Wandarang  
Wurm (1972) Maran Maric Nawariyi Wandarang  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Maran Maric Nawariyi Wandaran