S10: Ngawadj

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AIATSIS Code: 
S10
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Ngawadj

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Meru (Ngawait)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Ngawait
Thesaurus heading language
Ngawadj language S10
Thesaurus heading (old)
Ngawait / Ngawad language (S10) (SA SI54-10)
Tindale (1974)
Ngawaitjung, Nyauaitj, Nauait, Nanait (misprint), Ngawaitjung (language name), Ngawijung, Narwejung, Nar-wijjong, Narwijjerook, Eritark (Nganguruku term), Nja-watjurk (Maraura term), Meru (general term means man, applied to several tribes), Wem:ara (Ngaiawang term), Barmerara Meru (horde at Barmera), Muljulpero maru (a horde).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Nauait, Nunait, Niawoo, Ngawaijung, Narwejung, Eritark, Njawatjurk
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Synonyms
Meru
Ngawait
Erawirungand
Rankbirit
Ngintait
Ngaralta
Nganguruku
Ngaiawung
Barmerara Meru
Binjali
Eritark
Muljulpero maru
Nanait
Narwejung
Narwijjerook
Narwijjong
Nauait
Ngawaijung
Ngawaitjung
Ngawijung
Niawoo
Njawatjurk
Nyauaitji
Wem:ara
Nunait
Nyauaitj
Nar wijjong
Nja watjurk
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Language comment
References

Dowling, Peter J. 1990. Violent epidemics: disease, conflict and Aboriginal population collapse as a result of European contact in the Riverland of South Australia, Australian National University, MA. (MS 2837)
McDonald, Maryalyce. 2002. A study of the phonetics and phonology of Yaraldi and associated dialects. München: Lincom Europa.
Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred R. 1918, 1923. Notes on the social organization of Australian tribes. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 48:222-253; 53:424-447.
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.
Wafer, Jim, and Amanda Lissarrague. 2008. A handbook of Aboriginal languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Nambucca Heads: Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative.
Walsh, Michael. 1981. Maps of Australia and Tasmania. In Language atlas of the Pacific area Pt 1, eds S. A. Wurm and Shirô Hattori. Canberra: Australian Academy of the Humanities.

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Location
State
SA
Location information
Banks of Murray River from between Boggy Flat and Penn Reach to near Loxton; on western side of Barmera Lake (Tindale 1974). the banks of the Murray River between Boggy Flan and Loxton (Radcliffe-Brown 1918:247).
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NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
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TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
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Manuscript Note: 
not available
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Classification
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SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganNgarinyeric-YithayithicNgawaitYuyu [dialects: Ngawait, Erawirung, Ngintait, Ngarkat]
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericMiriliNgawadj
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericMiriliNgawait
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericMiriliNgawait