W21: Tharrkari

AIATSIS Code: 
W21
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Tharrkari

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Tharrkari language (Previously Thargari language)
ABS Name
-
Horton Name
Tharrgari
Ethnologue name
Dhargari
ISO 639-3 code
dhr
Tindale name
Targari
Thesaurus heading
Tharrkari / Tharrgari language (W21) (WA SF50-13)
Tindale (1974)
Tarugari, Dargari, Tarkari, Tarkarri, Dalgari, Tarl-garri.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Dargari, Tarkarri
Glottocode
dhar1247
Other sources
Tharrgari [Alpher 2006.p.c.] Tarlgarri, Thadgarri [Dixon 2011:26]
Synonyms
Dhargari
Tharrgari
Targari
Tharkarri
Dalgari
Dargari
Tarkari
Tarkarri
Tarlgarri
Tarugari
Thadgarri
Thargari
Tarl garri
Comment
Language comment
References

Austin, Peter. 1981. Proto-Kanyara and proto-Mantharta historical phonology. Lingua, vol. 52, pp. 295-333. (p AUS)
Austin, Peter. 1991. Double case-marking in Kanyara and Mantharta languages Western Australiain La Trobe working papers in Linguitics, Vol 4, pp19-35.
Sutton, Peter. 1995. Country: Aboriginal boundaries and land ownership in Australia. Canberra: Aboriginal History Inc.
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
On Lyndon Station and the coastal plain south of the Lyndon River and west of Round Hill; east to Hill Springs and Minilya River headwaters; south to Middalya, Moogooree, and Kennedy Range. Post-European migration took them east to the Lyons River (Tindale 1974). [Tharrkari's] western extent was to Lyndon and Williambury Stations and they were not north of Maroonah (Austin in Sutton 1995:97).
Maps
-
Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
7
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listSmall (20-100 pages)2
Text CollectionLess than 20 pages1
GrammarSketch grammar (less than 100 pages)2
Audio-visual1-102
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Klokeid, Terry. 1969. Thargari phonology and morphology: Pacific Linguistics B12. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Dictionary: 
Austin, Peter. 1992. A dictionary of Tharrgari, Western Australia. Bundoora: La Trobe University.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Peter Austin, Terry Klokeid, Geoffrey O'Grady, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestInland NgayardaDhargari
Dixon (2002)GASCOYNE RIVER TO PILBARA AREAL GROUPTharrkari,Mantharta dialects: Tharrkari, Warriyangka, Tjiwarli, Thiin
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestDhargari
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestKanyaraDhargari
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganPilbara-Nyungar (Southwest)KanyaraDargari
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganSouthwest (or Nyungic)ManthardaThargari
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganSouthwestKanyaraTargari