Y37: Trotj

AIATSIS code: 
Y37
AIATSIS reference name: 
Trotj

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Luthigh (Totj)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Totj
Thesaurus heading language
Trotj language Y37
Thesaurus heading (old)
Doodj language (Y37) (Qld SD54-03)
Tindale (1974)
? Kauwala.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
T?.tj [McConnel 1939 map]
Synonyms
Tootj, Kauwala, Luthigh, Totj, Njuwathai, Do:dj, T?, tj
Comment
Comments: 
Hale (1964) reports his informants state that Ngkoth Y36 and Tootj Y37 are closely related dialects.
References: 
  • Hale, Kenneth L. 1964. Classification of northern Paman languages, Cape York Peninsula, Australia: a research report. Oceanic Linguistics 3(2):248-265. (see also O'Grady, et al. 1966, pp162-176).
  • 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.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 
Upper Mission River and Cox Creek (middle Batavia River); at York Downs; south to near Merluna (Tindale 1974).
Maps: 
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Catalogue
Links
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates0
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
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Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)NORTH CAPE YORK SUBGROUP*Northern Paman subgroup* - Hale (1964, 1976b)Tootj (or Kauwala)Ngkoth dialects: Tootj (or Kauwala); Ngaawangati (or Ungauwangati)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNorthern PamaDo:dj
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)