A35: Konin

AIATSIS code: 
A35
AIATSIS reference name: 
Konin

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
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Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Madoitja (Konin)
Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
Konin language (A35) (WA SG51-05)
Tindale (1974)
Konin (of southern tribes), Marduidji, Milamada, ? Wainawonga, Waula (means 'northerners, ' applied by Pini).
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Gonin, Madoitja, Marduidji, Milamada, Wainawonga, Waula
Comment
Comments: 
Tindale (1974) treats Konin as an alternative name of Madoitja A41 while Oates (1975:375) suspects it may not be a language name. Based on the information available, Konin is unlikely to be a language name.
References: 
  • Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • Oates, William J., and Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.
  • 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: 
Unconfirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
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Location information: 
Lake Nabberu, east of Gascoyne headwaters (Oates & Oates 1970, Capell 1963).
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Catalogue
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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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
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975) Unclassified Konin
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Southwest (or Nyungic) Western Desert Language Konin
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Southwest Wati Konin