Y44: Kaanju / Kaantju

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AIATSIS Code: 
Y44
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kaanju / Kaantju

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Cape York Peninsula Languages, nec (Kaanju, etc.)
Horton Name
Kaantju
Ethnologue name
Kanju
ISO 639-3 code
kbe
Tindale name
Kandju
Thesaurus heading language
Kaanju / Kaantju language Y44
Thesaurus heading (old)
Kaanju / Kaantju language (Y44) (Qld SD54-08)
Tindale (1974)
Ka:ntju, Ka:ndyu, Kandyu, Kantju, Kanju, Kanyu, Karnju, Karndheu, Karntju, Karnyu, Karnu, Kamdhue, Kamdheu, Gandju.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Ka-ntyu, Kanju, Kandyu, Kantju, Kanyu, Karnju, Karntju, Karnyu, Karnu, Kamdhue
Glottocode
kanj1260
Other sources
Kaanytju [Alpher 2006 p.c.]
Synonyms
Cape York Peninsula Languages
etc
Kanju
Kandju
Andjingid
Andyingid
Anjungitie
Candju
Gaanydyu
Gandanju
GandjuIo
Iju
Jaalo
Jabuda
Ka:antju
Ka:ndyu
Kaantyu
Kamdheu
Kamdhue
Kandyi
Kandyu
Kantanyu
Kantju
Kantyu
Kanyu
Karndheu
Karnju
Karntju
Karnu
Karnyu
Kokin oh
Ndhyrl
Neegulada
Wijamo
Yaldiye ho
Ka ntyu
Gaandju
Kaanytju
Ka:ntju
Gandju
Comment
Language comment
References

Hill, Clair. 2011. Named and unnamed spaces: colour, kin and the environment in Umpila. Senses & Society 6(1):57-67.
Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
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.
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
QLD
Location information
from the present town of Coen to north of the old Moreton Post office (about 200 km) (Thompson 1988:2). Headwaters of Archer River; on tableland from between Ebagoola and Coen north to heads of Lockhart, Pascoe, and Batavia rivers; east to coastward slope of McIlwraith Range; west to Geikie Range and edge of plateau (Tindale 1974).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Wolfgang Laade, Bruce Sommer, David Thompson, Lamont West
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
4446
NILS endangerment grade
1
Documentation
Document Score: 
5
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
-
Dictionary: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganPamanNortheastern PamaKanju
Dixon (2002)NORTH CAPE YORK SUBGROUP*Northern Paman subgroup* - Hale (1964, 1976b)KaantjuUmpila Thompson (1988) further dialects: Kuuku Yani, Uutaalnganu, Kuuku Ya'u, Kuuku Iyu, Kaantju
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganPamanKaantyu
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganPamanNorth-Eastern PamaKaantyu
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganNorth-eastern PamaGaandju
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricNorth-Eastern PamaKantju
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPama-MaricMiddle PamaKandju