N157: NGAN'GI

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AIATSIS Code: 
N157
AIATSIS Reference name: 
NGAN'GI

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
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Ethnologue name
Nangikurrunggurr
ISO 639-3 code
nam
Tindale name
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Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
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Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
nang1259
Other sources
Tyemeri, Nangityemeri [Top End Handbook] Ngan'gi [Reid & McTaggart]
Synonyms
NGANGI
Ngan
gi tjemerri
Nangikurrunggurr
Tyemeri
Nangityemeri
Comment
Language comment
References

Harvey, Mark. 2008. Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages: land-language associations at colonisation. AILEC 0802.
Reid, Nicholas John. 1990. Ngan’gityemerri: a language of the Daly River region, Northern Territory of Australia, Australian National University: PhD.
Reid, Nicholas & Patricia Marrfurra McTaggart. 2008. Ngan'gi dictionary. Armidale: Australian Linguistics Press.
Tryon, D. T. 1974. Daly Family languages, Australia: Pacific Linguistics C-32. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NT
Location information
The general associations were to the escarpment and adjacent plain country on the northern side of Wingate Plateau from Allia Creek to the junction of the Moyle River and Tom Turner's Creek. Associations extended 10-20km onto the plains from the escarpment. In the west, upper Chalunyi Creek was associated with Ngan'gityemerri. Lower Chalunyi Creek was associated with Marringarr (Harvey ASEDA 802). [Daly River region of Northern Territory] in the communities of Nauiyu, Peppimenarti, Wudigapildhiyerr, and in a small number of smaller outstations on traditional lands, such as Nganambala and Merrepen.
Maps
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Catalogue
Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
7
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listMedium (100-200 pages)3
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
Grammar: 
Reid, Nick. 1990. Ngan'gityemerri: a language of the Daly River region, Northern Territory of Australia, Australian National University, PhD. Reid, Nicholas & Patricia Marrfurra McTaggart. 2008. Ngan'gi dictionary. Armidale: Australian Linguistics Press.
Dictionary: 
Reid, Nick. 1990. Ngan'gityemerri: a language of the Daly River region, Northern Territory of Australia, Australian National University, PhD. Reid, Nicholas & Patricia Marrfurra McTaggart. 2008. Ngan'gi dictionary. Armidale: Australian Linguistics Press.
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Nick Reid
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)NangikurrunggurrNangikurrunggurr [dialects: Tyemeri (Moil, Ngankikurrunkurr), Ngenkiwumerri (Nangumiri, Nangiomeri, Angomerry, Marewumiri, Nangimera, Ngangomori), Ngangi-Tjemerri, Ngangi-Wumeri. Lexical similarity 84% with Ngengiwumerri dialect]
Dixon (2002)DALY RIVER AREAL GROUPSouthern Daly groupNgan.gi-tjemerriNgan.gi-tjemerri Reid (1990) dialects: Ngan.gi-kurunggurr, Ngan.gi-wumeri, Ngan.gimerri
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)