C30: Eastern Gurindji

AIATSIS code: 
C30
AIATSIS reference name: 
Eastern Gurindji

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Synonyms
Gurindji, Eastern
Comment
Comments: 
Eastern Gurindji is one of the Gurindji dialects C20 according to McConvell (1980). Documentation on Gurindji may be relevant.
References: 
  • McConvell, Patrick. 1980. Hierarchical variation in pronominal clitic attachment in the eastern Ngumbin languages. In Contributions to Australian linguistics, eds Bruce Rigsby and Peter Sutton, 31-117. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • Harvey, Mark. c2009. Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages: land-language associations at colonisation. AILEC 0802.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
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NT
Location information: 
The general association was to the Victoria River drainage above and slightly below the junction of Wattie Creek and the Victoria (Harvey c1009) (Harvey's Gurindji appears to be equivalent of Eastern Gurindji in this database).
Maps: 
  • McConvell, Patrick. 1980. Hierarchical variation in pronominal clitic attachment in the eastern Ngumbin languages. In Contributions to Australian linguistics, eds. B Rigsby and P Sutton, 31-117. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • Harvey, Mark. 2008. Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages: land-language associations at colonisation (ASEDA 802).
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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
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestNgumbinEastern (Gurindji)Gurindji (Guurindji) [dialects: Eastern (Gurindji), Malngin, Western (Gurindji), Wanyjirra]
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)