A41: Madoidja

AIATSIS code: 
A41
AIATSIS reference name: 
Madoidja

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Wawula and Tjupany (Madoitja)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Madoitja
Thesaurus heading language
Madoidja language A41
Thesaurus heading (old)
Madoidja language (A41) (WA SG51-05)
Tindale (1974)
Marduidji, Milamada, ? Wainawonga, Konin (of southern tribes), Waula (means 'northerners,' applied by Pini).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Wainawonga
Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Wawula, Tjupany, Madoitja, Wardal, Wirdinja, Wainawonga, Marduidji, Milamada, Wainawonga, Konin, Waula
Comment
Comments: 
According to Oates (1975:375), von Brandenstein says this is a locational name not a language name. MURA describes a few sections of Daisy Bates' manuscripts as being on the Madoidja language, but this requires verification.
References: 
  • Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
  • Connelly, John F. 1932. Distribution of tribes in Western Australia. Mankind 1(5):101.
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • Brandenstein, Carl G. von. 1967. The language situation in the Pilbara - past and present. In Papers in Australian Linguistics 2, 1-20a, + 27 maps. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • 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: 
East of Three Rivers and Old Peak Hill to Lakes King and Nabberu. South to Cunyu and the northwestern border of Millrose (Tindale 1974) (This covers Konin A35 as well.)
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
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
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available (Bates -unclear status)
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)UnclassifiedMadoitja
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganSouthwest (or Nyungic)Western Desert LanguageMadoitja
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganSouthwestWatiMadoitja