N19: Ngaliwurru

AIATSIS Code: 
N19
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Ngaliwurru

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Ngaliwuru language
ABS Name
Ngaliwurru
Horton Name
Ngaliwuru
Ethnologue name
Djamindjung [Ngaliwuru]
ISO 639-3 code
-
Tindale name
Ngaliwuru
Thesaurus heading
Ngaliwuru language (N19) (NT SE52-03)
Tindale (1974)
Ngaliwerun
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
-
Other sources
Ngaliwurru [Top End Handbook, Katherine Regional Aboriginal Language Centre] Ngaliwuru [Top End Handbook]
Synonyms
DjamindjungINgaliwuru
Djamindjung
Ngaliwuru
Ngaliwerun
Comment
Language comment
References

Harvey, Mark. 2008. Proto Mirndi: a discontinuous language family in northern Australia. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics
Harvey, Mark. 2008. Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages: land-language associations at colonisation. AILEC 0802.
Nordlinger, Rachel. 1998. A grammar of Wambaya, Northern Territory (Australia): Pacific Linguistics C-140. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics
Schultze-Berndt, Eva. 2000. Simple and complex verbs in Jaminjung: a study of event categorisation in an Australian language, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen: PhD.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NT
Location information
Murranginy (One Mile), Myatt (Five Mile), Gilwi (Eleven Mile) and Fitzroy Station (Shultze-Berndt 2000) The general associations were to the upland country on the southern side of the Victoria from Stokes Range to Newcastle Range and south to the boundary with the Humbert River drainage. The Humbert River drainage was associated with Ngarinyman. The following areas and sites were associated with Ngaliwurru: Kidman Springs, Jasper Gorge, Stokes Range, Bardia Yard, Dodger Spring Yard, Bullita, the drainage of the East Baines upstream from the Newcastle Range (Harvey ASEDA 802)
Maps
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Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
7
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listSmall (20-100 pages)2
Text CollectionLess than 20 pages1
GrammarLarge grammar (more than 200 pages)4
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Bolt, Janet. 1971. An elementary grammar of the Ngaliwuru language of the Northern Territory, ms.
Dictionary: 
Hoddinott, William. Ngaliwuru and Nungali word lists, ms.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Janet Bolt, Neil Chadwick, William Hoddinott, Francesca Merlan, Eva Schultze-Berndt, Katherine Regional Aboriginal Language Centre, Mirima Dawang Woorlabgerring Language Centre
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)DjamindjunganDjamindjung [Ngaliwuru]
Dixon (2002)MINDI SUBGROUPWest Mindi subgroup*DjamindjungINgaliwuruDjamindjung/Ngaliwuru Cleverly (1968), Bolt, Hoddinott and Kofod (1971a), Schultze-Berndt (2000).
Wurm (1994)DjamindjunganNgaliwuru
Walsh (1981)DalyDjamindjunganNgaliwuru
Oates (1975)DjamindjunganNgaliwuru
Wurm (1972)DjamindjunganNgaliwuru
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)DjamindjunganNgaliwuru