W8: Wudjari

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W8
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Wudjari

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Wudjari
Ethnologue name
Nyunga [Kwetjman]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Wudjari, Njunga
Thesaurus heading language
Wudjari language W8
Thesaurus heading (old)
Wudjari language (W8) (WA SI50-08)
Tindale (1974)
Wudjarima (extended form of name), Wudjari:ma, Wuda, Wudja, Widjara, Warangu (valid alternative), Kwaitjman (of northern tribes), Ngokwurring, Ngokgurring, Nunga, Njungar, Nyungar, Nonga, Yunga (['nu?a = 'no?a = 'njo?a = 'nju?a = 'nju?ar] = man), Bremer Bay tribe (area originally not theirs), Yungar, Njungura (name applied by a Miming man of Ooldea who went to Esperance by train and found friendly southern people there), Karkar (Karkar = east, name applied by Wiilman), Caskcar [sic] (presumably misreading of handwritten word of the form Carkcar, i.e., Karkar) ? Daran (name at Perth applied to eastern tribes-people who saw the sun rising from the sea [Moore 1884]).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Widjara, Warangoo, Warranger, Warrangle, Ngokwurring, Ngokgurring, Nonga, Nunga, Yunga, Daran
Glottocode
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Other sources
Kwaitjman [Douglas 1968: 4 - Douglas does not say whether this is equivalent of Wudjari]
Synonyms
Nyungar
Wutjari
Nyunga Daran
Comment
Language comment
References

Brandenstein, Carl G. von. 1988. Nyungar anew: phonology, text samples and etymological and historical 1500-word vocabulary of an artificially re-created Aboriginal language in the south-west of Australia: Pacific Linguistics C-99. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Douglas, Wilfrid H. 1968. The Aboriginal languages of south-west Australia: speech forms in current use and a technical description of Njungar: Australian Aboriginal Studies 14, Linguistic Series 4. Canberra: AIAS.
Noongar Boodjar Waangkiny Language Centre. <http://noongarboodjar.com.au/language/noongar-dialects/>, viewed 19 October 2015.
Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Thieberger, Nicholas. 1993. Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal languages south of the Kimberley region: Pacific Linguistics C-124. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
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.
Wurm, Stephen. 1994. Australian classification. In Atlas of the world’s languages, eds C. Moseley and R. E. Asher, 114-118. New York: Routledge.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
WA
Location information
Gwedjman: Ravensthorpe area and to the east of it. Maybe alternative name for Goreng or another dialect (Oates 1975:90). From near Gairdner River east to Point Malcolm; inland to edge of coastal slope, approximately 30 miles (50 km.); at Kent, Ravensthorpe, Fanny Cove, Esperance, and Cape Arid; western members were moving toward Bremer Bay in earliest historical time (Tindale 1974).
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Documentation
Document Score: 
1
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TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (Bates)
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestNyungarNyunga [Kwetjman]Nyunga [Former Nyungar languages: Tjapanmay, Karlamay, Pipelman (Pipalman), Ngatjumay, Kwetjman, Mirnong, Kaniyang Pindjarup, Whadjuk.]
Dixon (2002)WutjariNyungar tribal names: Njunga, Wutjari, Koreng, Minang, Pipalman, Wartanti, Pindjarup, Whadjuk, Kaneang, Wilmen, Njaki-Njaki
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestWudjari, Kwetjman
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestMirning or NyungarWudjari, Kwetjman
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganPilbara-Nyungar (Southwest)NjungarWudjari, Gwedjman
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganSouthwest (or Nyungic)NyungarKwetjman
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganSouthwestNyungaWudjari