Y22: Kuuku Ya'u

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AIATSIS Code: 
Y22
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kuuku Ya'u

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Name
ABN Name
-
ABS Name
Kuuku-Ya'u
Horton Name
Kuuku-ya'u
Ethnologue name
Kuuku-Ya'u
ISO 639-3 code
kuy
Tindale name
Pakadji
Thesaurus heading language
Kuuku Ya'u language Y22
Thesaurus heading (old)
Gugu Yau language (Y22) (Qld SD54-04)
Tindale (1974)
Yao, Ya'o, Koko Ya':o, Koka-yao (term applied by southern tribes), ? Makadama.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
kuuk1238
Other sources
Kuuk-Yak (Kuuk-Thaayorre name) [Alpher, p.c. 2006]
Synonyms
Kuuku Yau
Kuuku yau
Pakadji
Gugu Yau
Guugu YauBagadji
Jao
Kao Kokoyao
Koka yao
Koko Ya:o
KokoYao
Koko yao
Kuku Yau
Kuku Yao
Kuuk Yak
Makadama
Yao
Koko Yao
Comment
Language comment
References

Hill, Clair. 2011. Named and unnamed spaces: colour, kin and the environment in Umpila. Senses & Society 6(1):57-67.
Thompson, David. 1988. Lockhart River ‘sand beach’ language: an outline of Kuuku Ya’u and Umpila: Work Papers of SIL-AAIB, A 11. Darwin: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
Uu'ungun south to Claudie River and hinterland (Thompson 1988:2).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
The English Aboriginal Dictionary project has created a multimedia English-Umpila-Kuuku Ya'u dictionary (http://www.turtlelane.com.au/TLS/SignificantProjectsData.html#mmdictionary)
People: 
David Thompson, Wolfgang Laade, Lamont West
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
0036
NILS endangerment grade
1
Documentation
Document Score: 
7
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listSmall (20-100 pages)2
Text CollectionLess than 20 pages1
GrammarSketch grammar (less than 100 pages)2
Audio-visual1-102
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Thompson, David. 1988. Lockhart River sand beach language: an outline of Kuuku Ya'u and Umpila. Darwin:SIL.
Dictionary: 
Thompson, David. 1988. Lockhart River sand beach language: an outline of Kuuku Ya'u and Umpila. Darwin:SIL.
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganPamanNortheastern PamaKuuku-Ya'u
Dixon (2002)NORTH CAPE YORK SUBGROUP*Northern Paman subgroup* - Hale (1964, 1976b)Kuuku Ya'uUmpila Thompson (1988) further dialects: Kuuku Yani, Uutaalnganu, Kuuku Ya'u, Kuuku Iyu, Kaantju
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganPamanKuuku-Ya'u
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganPamanNorth-Eastern PamaKuuku-Ya?u
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNorth-eastern PamaGugu Ya?u
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricKoko Ya'o?Koko Ya'o?
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)