S30: Gulidjan

AIATSIS Code: 
S30
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Gulidjan

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Gulidjan
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Kolakngat
Thesaurus heading
Kolakngat language (S30) (Vic SJ54-12)
Tindale (1974)
Kolidjon (valid alternative), Kolac-gnat, Kulidyan, Lolijon, Colijon, Koligon (read g as dj), Coligan, Lolifon (f is a misprint), Kolae (misprint for Kolac, a place name), Colac-conedeet (horde name), Karakoi, Karakoo, Bungilear-ney Colagiens, ['tharo?] = man.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Kolacgnat, Coligan, Kolijon
Glottocode
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Other sources
Gulidjan, the tribe of the Colac, Col-li-yon tribe,Coligon tribe, Koligiate tribe, Kolack tribe, Colijon, Collijon, Kolijon, Caligun, Calogien, Caligan, Kolifan, Koligian, Do-lai-jin, Coligan, Colybin, Coligen, Caligon, Colijan, Colejohn, Kotigin, Kolijin, Koligan, Kolijon, Koligon or Colack natives, Kolifon tribe, Coladjin, Calligans, Colligans, Colagins, Colack, Colac tribe (Warrions), Colac tribe, Bungilcarney colagians, Bungilearney Colagiens, Warrion tribe, Colac dialect, Kolakgnat, Kolac ngat, Colack blacks, Kullidyan, Kolaknat, Kolaknat tribe, Colajin, Coladjins, Kolakgnat, Kolakngat (according to Tindale 1974 Kolidjon is a valid alternative), Kulidyan, Lolijon, Koligon, Lolifon, Kolae, Kirakoi tribe, Karakoo, Karakoi tribe, Koladgin, Gulidjan (Gulag-ngad), Kolakngat, Coar tribe, Col-lai-jin, Golagngad [Clark 1990:232]
Synonyms
Kolakngat
Kolitjon
Gulagngad
Bungilearney Colagiens
Colac conedeet
Coligan
Colijon
Colongulac
Golagngad
Karakoi
Karakoo
Kolac gnat
Kolae
Kolidjon
Koligon
Kolijon
Kolocgnat
Kulidyan
Lolifon
Lolijon
Kolacgnat
the tribe of the Colac
Col li yon tribe
Coligon tribe
Koligiate tribe
Kolack tribe
Collijon
Caligun
Calogien
Caligan
Kolifan
Koligian
Do lai jin
Colybin
Coligen
Caligon
Colijan
Colejohn
Kotigin
Kolijin
Koligan
Colack natives
Kolifon tribe
Coladjin
Calligans
Colligans
Colagins
Colack
Colac tribe
Bungilcarney colagians
Warrion tribe
Colac dialect
Kolakgnat
Kolac ngat
Colack blacks
Kullidyan
Kolaknat
Kolaknat tribe
Colajin
Coladjins
Kirakoi tribe
Karakoi tribe
Koladgin
Coar tribe
Col lai jin
Comment
Language comment
Clark (1990, 1996, 2005) says there is very limited data for this language. He reports that analysis in Dixon's working papers suggests that Gulidjan is a mixed language as it contains elements of all neighbouring languages.
References

Clark, Ian. 1990. Aboriginal languages and clans: an historical atlas of western and central Victoria, 1800-1900: Monash Publications in Geography, 37. Melbourne: Department of Geographical and Environmental Science, Monash University.
Clark, Ian. 1996. Aboriginal language areas in Victoria: a reconstruction. Melbourne: Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages.
Clark, Ian. 2005. Aboriginal language areas in Victoria - a reconstruction: a report to Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages. Melbourne: Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
VIC
Location information
... the country at Lake Colac, whose western boundary was probably formed by the Wardy yallock River near Cressy along its eastern bank to Lake Corangamite, along the eastern shore of Lake Corangamite, then south to the Gellibrand River (Clark 1990:232)
Maps
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Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
0000
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
Blake, Barry. Wathawurrung and the Colac language of southern Victoria: Pacific Linguistics C-147. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
South West Aboriginal Languages Committee
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)WEST VICTORIAN AREAL GROUPKolakngat (or Kolitjon)Kolakngat (or Kolitjon)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganKulinicKolakngat
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganKulinicKulinKolakngat (Kolijon)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganKulinicGulyanGolagngad
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganKulinicGulyanKolakngat
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganKulinicGulyanKolakngat