N133: Wurunggugu

AIATSIS code: 
N133
AIATSIS reference name: 
Wurunggugu

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Thesaurus heading (old)
Wurungugu language (N133) (NT SD53-03)
Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Other sources
Wurruŋguku [Schebeck 2001:96]
Synonyms
Wurunggugu, Wurungugu, Wurruŋguku
Comment
Comments: 

Schebeck says that Wurruŋguku (N133) is a name applied to the Dhäpuyŋu N116.E (2001:96). Berndt and Berndt say Wurunggugu (N133) is the name of a 'mada' associated with Durilji N122, meaning 'cry of a pigeon' (1964: 64-65).

For Yolngu languages see Yolngu Matha N230.

 

References: 
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • Schebeck, Bernhard. 2001. Dialect and social groupings in northeast Arnheim [i.e. Arnhem] Land vol. 7: LINCOM studies in Australian languages, no. 7. München: Lincom Europa.
  • Berndt, R & Berndt, C. 1964. The world of the first Australians. Sydney:Ure Smith.
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Unconfirmed
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
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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) Unclassified     Wurungugu  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)