S18: Ngintait

AIATSIS Code: 
S18
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Ngintait

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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
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
It appears that this is one of the languages related to Yuyu S19 or another name for Yuyu S19. See Clark (2005:22).
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).
Maps
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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
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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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