W13: Watjanti

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AIATSIS Code: 
W13
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Watjanti

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Nhanta (Watjanti), Kalaamaya (Watjanmay)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Nanda (Watjandi)
Thesaurus heading language
Watjanti language W13
Thesaurus heading (old)
Watjanti language (W13) (WA SG50-13)
Tindale (1974)
Jau (['jo] = no), Yau, Eaw (J. Forrest, note in British Museum), Watjandi (['watju] = west), Watchandi, Watchandie, Buluguda (horde and place name), Bulgulu, Tamala (horde and place name), Daguda (horde).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Watchandi
Glottocode
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Other sources
Watchandi, Wadjandi, Wadyandi, Watchandie, Watjandee, Watjanmay, Watjandi, Watjanti, Wattandee, Wattandi [Blevins 2001:2]
Synonyms
Watchandi
Nhanta
Kalaamaya
Watjanmay
Eaw
Galamaia
Jabururru
Jawan
Kalamaia
Kelamai
Natingero
Takalako
Yabro
Wadjandi
Watchandie
Watjandi
Nanda
Wadyandi
Watjandee
Wattandee
Wattandi
Jau
Yau
Buluguda
Bulgulu
Tamala
Daguda
Comment
Language comment
References

Blevins, Juliette. 2001. Nhanda: an Aboriginal language of Western Australia: Oceanic Linguistics Special Publications, no. 30. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.
Douglas, Wilfrid. 1979. Watjarri, a language spoken in the Murchison District of Western Australia: a brief description. (MS 1369)
Douglas, Wilfrid. 1981. Watjarri. In Handbook of Australian languages, Vol. 2, eds R. M. W. Dixon and B. J. Blake, 196-272. Canberra: ANU Press.
Gargett, Andrew. 2011. A salvage grammar of Malgana: the language of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Pacific Linguistics 624. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
O’Grady, G. N., C. F. Voegelin and F. M. Voegelin. 1966. Languages of the world: Indo-Pacific fascicle six. Anthropological Linguistics 8(2).
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
WA
Location information
... in and around present day Port Gregory and Northampton north to the lower Murchison (Blevins 2001:3).
Maps
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Catalogue
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Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
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Speaker NILS table
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
4
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarSmall grammar (100-200 pages)3
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (Bates)
Grammar: 
Blevins, Juliette. 2001. Nhanda: an Aboriginal language of Western Australia. Oceanic Linguistics Special Publications, no. 30 Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.
Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)MOORE RIVER TO GASCOYNE RIVER GROUPWatjarri/Parti-maya subgroup*WatchandiNhanta Blevins (2001) further dialects: Watchandi, Amangu
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganPilbara-Nyungar (Southwest)KarduWadjandi
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganSouthwest (or Nyungic)KarduWatjandi
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestKarduWatjandi