W33: Jurruru

AIATSIS Code: 
W33
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Jurruru

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Jurruru
Ethnologue name
Tjurruru
ISO 639-3 code
tju
Tindale name
Tjuroro
Thesaurus heading
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Tindale (1974)
Tjororo (valid variant), Tjururu (another version), Tjururo, Churoro, Choororo, Chooraroo, Djururo.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Churoro, Choororo, Chooraroo
Glottocode
tjur1240
Other sources
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Synonyms
Tjurruru
Churoro
Djuroro
Joruro
Tchuraru
Tjuroro
Yankurangku
Choororo
Chooraroo
Djururu
Tjororo
Tjururu
Tjururo
Djururo
Comment
Language comment
Occurs in Capell as Djuroro (Tjuroro, Churoro) (1963) and Tindale (1974:257) as Tjuroro (W33). Austin describes Yankurangku as a local Jurruru group associated with Wannery Creek (in Thieberger, 1993:109).
References

Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
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.
Thieberger, Nicholas. 1993. Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal languages south of the Kimberley region. Pacific Linguistics C-124. Canberra:Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
WA
Location information
Lat, 22'50-23'30 and long 116'10 - 117'10 covering the area of the Upper Ashburton and hardey Rivers valley from Ashburton Down Station to Kooline Station. (Brandenstein Tjururu) On Ashburton River southeast from Kooline to Ashburton Downs and Turee Creek junction; north and south only to the headwaters of local creeks on Kenneth and Capricorn Ranges north only to the beginning of the higher land overlooking Hardey River (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
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NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
6
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word list1?
Text CollectionSmall (20-100 pages)2
Grammar2? (on Mantharta languages)
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Austin, Peter. 1987. A reference grammar of the Mantharta languages, Western Australia, ms.
Dictionary: 
Austin, Peter. Jurruru dictionary, ASEDA 0593.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Peter Austin, Alan Dench, von Brandenstein, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestInland NgayardaTjurruru
Dixon (2002)GASCOYNE RIVER TO PILBARA AREAL GROUPPilbara/Ngayarta areal groupTjurruruTjurruru
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestTjurruru
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestInland NgayardaTjurruru
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganPilbara-Nyungar (Southwest)Inland NgayardaDjururu
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganSouthwest (or Nyungic)NgayardaTjuroro (Tjururu)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganSouthwestNgayardaTjuroro