S18: Ngintait

AIATSIS Code: 
S18
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Ngintait

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Meru (Ngintait)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Ngintait
Thesaurus heading language
Ngintait language S18
Thesaurus heading (old)
Ngintait language (S18) (SA SI54-11)
Tindale (1974)
Inteck, Nutcha, Takadok, Merri (language name).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Inteck
Glottocode
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Other sources
Inteck, Ngintait, Taakadoch:Mildura tribe, Pintra (language name of Taakadoch tribe), Yac yoc, Arthon (language name of Yac yoc tribe), Ngintadj, Ned's Corner Station, Murray River dialect ('the blacks' = 'Nutcha'), Nutcha (considered a variant by Tindale 1974:216), Takadok, Merri [considered a variant by Tindale 1974:216 possibly from Pegler in Curr 1886:280 who stated that 'merely' = a blackfellow'], Din Tait, Ngindadj [Clark 1990:414] Yuyu (Ngindadj) [VACL]
Synonyms
Meru
Ngawait
Erawirungand
Rankbirit
Ngaralta
Nganguruku
Ngaiawung
Inteck
Merri
Ngintadj
Nutcha
Takadok
Ngindadj
Taakadoch:Mildura tribe
Pintra
Yac yoc
Arthon
Neds Corner Station
Murray River dialect
Comment
Language comment
References

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.
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.
Clark, Ian. 2005. Aboriginal language areas in Victoria - a reconstruction: a report to Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages. Melbourne: Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages.
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.

Status
Potential No Data
Location
State
SA
Location information
Principally on southern bank of Murray River from above Paringa, to near Mildura, Vic.; southern limits approximately 50 miles (80 km.) from river; at Ned Corner, Vic., and Salt Creek, N.S.W. (Tindale 1974). ... the country on both sides of the Murray River, below Salt Creek about Ned's Corner Station (Radcliffe-Brown 1918:247).
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Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
0
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TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
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Text CollectionNone0
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Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganNgarinyeric-YithayithicNgintaitYuyu [dialects: Ngawait, Erawirung, Ngintait, Ngarkat]
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericNgultNgindadj
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericNgultNgintait
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericNgultNgintait
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