A44: Djungurdja

AIATSIS code: 
A44
AIATSIS reference name: 
Djungurdja

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Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
Djungurdja language (A44) (WA SF50-04)
Tindale (1974)
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Comment
Comments: 
Djungurdja is only reported in Oates and Oates (1970:64) and Capell (1963: W15a). The former says that von Brandenstein collected some materials, but Djungurdja is not on von Brandenstein's 1967 maps, which suggest that von Brandenstein concluded it was not a language name.
References: 
  • Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
  • Oates, William J., and Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.
  • 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.
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Unconfirmed
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Location information: 
Inland from Onslow, WA (Oates & Oates 1970:64, Capell 1963)
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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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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)