Y188: Kokiny

AIATSIS code: 
Y188
AIATSIS reference name: 
Kokiny

tabs_horizontal

Name
ABN name
-
ABS name
-
Horton name
-
Ethnologue name
-
ISO 639-3 code
-
Tindale name
-
Thesaurus heading language
-
Thesaurus heading (old)
-
Tindale (1974)
-
O'Grady et al (1966)
-
Glottocode
-
Other sources
-
Synonyms
Kokinj
Comment
Comments: 
According to Breen (2007 p.c.), Kokiny is a dialect of Ogh Undjan Y206 and is possibly a Kuk-Narr G29 name for it ('kuk' equals 'ogh', 'iny' possibly equates to 'undj'). Breen has recorded some Kokiyn language. Kokiny (Y188) is classified as belonging to the Alaya-Athima language group, a set of initial-dropping languages not closely related to others of this type in the area. Alpher describes them in regional blocs, with Kokiny in the southwest bloc, between Kuk-Narr and Ogunyjan countries. Other members of this group include Awu Alaya (Kuku Thaypan) Y84 ; Aghu Tharrnggala Y65; Awu Arungu / Awu Alwang / Agu Aloja Y219; Ogh Alungul Y199; Kuku Mini Y94; Ogh Angkula 197; Ikarranggal Y198; Takalak Y125; Ogh Awarrangg ; Ongunyjan [Y206">Y201">Y125; Ogh Awarrangg [Y201
References: 
  • Breen, Gavan. 1967. Preliminary report of linguistic survey of Western Queensland MS 159 (Part 1).
  • Breen, Gavan. 1972. Language elicitation from Central Queensland. BREEN G_28. 002538 - 002549.
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • Sommer, Bruce. Ogh Undjan (MS 5921).
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 
Kokiny was spoken on the Staaten River and Wyaaba Creek, inland from Kuku-Nar (Breen 1967). Staaten River & Wyaaba Creek inland from Gugu-Nar territory (Oates 1975:291).
Maps: 
-
Catalogue
Links
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
-
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
2011Census-
2016Census-

Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.

Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).

Documentation
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript note: 
-
Grammar: 
-
Dictionary: 
-
Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)WESTERN CAPE YORK PENINSULA AREAL GROUPUpper southwest Pama groupKokinjOgh-Undjan further dialects: Kawarrang, Kokinj
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganCentral PamaKokinj
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)