A105: Nangu

AIATSIS code: 
A105
AIATSIS reference name: 
Nangu

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Nangu language A105
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According to the Kimberley Handbook, Nangu is the middle dialect of three Karajarri A64 dialects, the other two being Najanaja A106 on the coast and Nawurtu A107 from inland. McGregor (2004:9) says that owners of the Nangu, Nawurtu and Najanaja language varieties regard them as types of Karajarri and use both the general and more specific terms in reference to their language. McKelson (1989) is principally concerned with the Nangu dialect of Karajarri.
References: 
  • McKelson, Kevin. 1989. Studies in Karajarri. MS 2688.
  • McKelson Kevin & Tommy Dodd. 1968-1969. Nganarna nyangumarta karajarrimili ngurranga = We Nyangumarta in the country of the Karajarri : excerpts from field notes in Northern Nyangumarta. Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.
  • McGregor, William. 2004. The languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia. New York: RoutledgeCurzon.
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WA
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... located south east of Bidyadanga (McKelson & Dodd 2007:190).
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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).

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