S3: Portaulun

AIATSIS code: 
S3
AIATSIS reference name: 
Portaulun

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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Portaulun
Thesaurus heading language
Portaulun language S3
Thesaurus heading (old)
Portaulun language (S3) (SA SI54-13)
Tindale (1974)
Putjin (valid contraction), Warawalde (a horde name), Welindjeri (a post-European horde name based on the European place name Wellington, i.e., 'belonging to Wel'), Welinyeri, Pomunda (a place name, Pomanda Point), Poomunda, Wellington tribe.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Warawalde
Glottocode
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Other sources
Potawolin [Berndt & Berndt 1993:303]
Synonyms
Birdawulung, Pomunfs, Poomunda, Portawulum, Putjin, Warawalda, Warawalde, Welindjeri, Welinyeri, Wellington tribe, Bordawulung, Portawulun, Potawolin, Pomunda
Comment
Comments: 
McDonald (2002) lists this as a people name and dialect of Ngarrindjeri S69. Documentation on Ngarrindjeri S69 may be relevant.
References: 
  • 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.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
SA
Location information: 
Western bank of Murray River from Wood Hill to Wellington and Pomanda Point; west to Grote Hill (Tindale 1974). ... the lower part of the Murray River where it enters Lake Alexandrina (Radcliffe-Brown 1918:243).
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
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2004NILS-
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2016Census-

Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.

Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).

Documentation
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganNgarinyeric-YithayithicPortawulunNgarinyeri (Narrinyeri) [dialects: Warki, Tanganalun, Meinta:ngk, Raminyeri, Portawulun, Yaraldi]
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericKorniBordawulung
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericKorniBordawulung (Warawalde, Portalaun)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganNarrinyericKorniPortaulun