Y121: Ngadjon / Ngadjan

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AIATSIS Code: 
Y121
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Ngadjon / Ngadjan

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Cape York Peninsula Languages, nec (Ngadyan etc.)
Horton Name
Djirbalngan (Ngatjan)
Ethnologue name
Dyirbal [Ngadjan]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Ngatjan
Thesaurus heading language
Ngadjon / Ngadjan language Y121
Thesaurus heading (old)
Ngadyan / Ngadjon language (Y121) (Qld SE55-06)
Tindale (1974)
Alt.: Ngatjai (as in the phrase I am a Ngatjai man), Ngadyan, Ngadyandyi, Ngachanji, Ngaitjandji, Ngadjen, Natchin, Ngadyan, Nga:tja (name of a rather tall, for a negrito, clever man of the tribe who died in 1904), Narcha, Jitjam (name of a lake), Hucheon, Eacham, Eashim, Eaton, Russell River dialect (Meston).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Ngadja, Ngachanji, Ngaitjandji
Glottocode
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Other sources
Synonyms
Cape York Peninsula Languages
Ngadyan etc
Dyirbal
Djirbalngan
Ngatjan
Djiru
Giramay
Gulngai
Jirrbalngan
Keramai
Malanbara
Mamu
Eacham
Eashim
Eaton
Hucheon
Jitjam
Madandji
Majanji
Narcha
Natchin
Nga:tja
Ngachan ji
Ngachanji
Ngadjandji
Ngadjen
Ngadyan
Ngadyandyi
Ngai djandji
Ngaitjandji
Ngatjai
Ngendjen
Russell River dialect
Ngadja
Alt
Ngatjai
Comment
Language comment
References

Dixon, R. M. W. 1972. The Dyirbal language of north Queensland. London: Cambridge University Press.
Dixon, R. M. W. 2002. Australian languages: their nature and development: Cambridge Language Surveys. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
The Ngadjonji traditionally occupied an area of upland rainforest country at the headwaters of the Russell and North Johnstone Rivers in north east Queensland, Australia. (http://earthsci.org/aboriginal/Ngadjonji%20History/Introduction/history1.htm, viewed on 13/3/14).
Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
3
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar A few articles 1
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (vocabulary only)
Grammar: 
Dixon, R. M. W. 1972. The Dyirbal language of north Queensland. London: Cambridge University Press.
Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Dyirbalic   Dyirbal [Ngadjan] Dyirbal [dialects: Dyiru, Girramay (Keramai), Gulnguy (Gulngay), Mamu, Ngadjan (Ngatjan).]
Dixon (2002)   HERBERT RIVER GROUP   Ngadjan Dyirbal Dixon (1972, 1990a) dialects: Ngadjan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Jirrbal, Gulngay, Djirru, Girramay, Walmalbarra
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Dyirbalic   Ngadyan Dyirbal [dialects: Ngadyan, Waribarra Mamu, Dulgubarra Mamu, Dyirribarra Mamu, Dyiru, Gulngay, Girramay, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Gambilbarra Dyirrbal, Dyabunbarra Dyirrbal, Walmalbarra]
Oates (1975)          
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Dyirbalic Ngadyan  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Yara Ngatjan