Y14: Yangathimri

AIATSIS Code: 
Y14
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Yangathimri

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Tjungundji
Horton Name
Tjungundji
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Tjongkandji
Thesaurus heading
Tjungundji language (Y14) (Qld SD54-03)
Tindale (1974)
Tjungundji, Tyongandyi, Chongandji, Tjongangi, Tjungundji, Joonkoonjee, Joongoonjie, Chunkunji, Chin-ganji, ? Ngucrand (perhaps a horde).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Tjunguntji [Crowley MS 1002] Yangatimri [Crowley 1981]
Synonyms
Tjungundji
Tjongkandji
Chinganji
Chongandji
Chunkunji
Djonggandji
Joongoonjie
Joonkoonjee
Ngucrand
Tjongangi
Tyongandyi
Tjunguntji
Chin ganji
Comment
Language comment
References

Crowley, Terry. 1981. The Mpakwithi dialect of Anguthimri. In Handbook of Australian languages vol. 2, eds. R. M. W. Dixon and B. J. Blake, 147-194 + map p. Canberra: ANU Press.
Crowley, Terry. 1975, Cape York tape transcriptions. MS 1002.
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.
Thomson. Donald. 1934. Notes on a Hero Cult from the Gulf of Carpentaria, N. Queensland. Royal Anthropological Institute -- Journal, v.64, 1934; 217-235.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
Cullen Point; west of mouth of Batavia River; south for about 15 miles (24 km.) (Tindale 1974:186). (Batavia River is now known as Wenlock River). Between Cullen Point and Janie Creek (Crowley 1981:149). Tjuŋundji which possesses a small territory from Cullen Point to a creek about 12 miles to the south, known locally as Janie Creek (Thomson 1934: 218).
Maps
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Catalogue
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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
4 4 4 6
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
1
Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual Less than 1 1
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)   NORTH CAPE YORK SUBGROUP* Northern Paman subgroup* - Hale (1964, 1976b) Tjungundji Hale (1966b), Crowley (1981) dialects: Nggerikudi (or Yupungati), Tjungundji, Mpakwithi, Awngthim (with subdialects Mamngayt, Ntrwa'ngayth, Thyanngayth), Ntra'angith, Aingith, Linngithigh
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Paman   Tjungundji  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Paman Northern Pama Tjungundji  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan   Northern Pama Djonggandji  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)