N69: Kunbarlang

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AIATSIS Code: 
N69
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kunbarlang

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Kunbarlang language (Previously Warlang language)
ABS Name
Kunbarlang
Horton Name
Gunbalang
Ethnologue name
Kunbarlang
ISO 639-3 code
wlg
Tindale name
Gambalang
Thesaurus heading language
Kunbarlang language N69
Thesaurus heading (old)
Kunbarlang / Gunbalang language (N69) (NT SD53-02)
Tindale (1974)
Gunbalang, Gunbulan, Walang.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
kunb1251
Other sources
Gunbarlang, Gunba:lan, Gunba:lang, Gunbalong, Walang [Top End Handbook]
Synonyms
Gunbarlang
Gunbalang
Gambalanga
Walang
Gambalang
Geimbio
Gimbarlang
Gunba:lang
Gunbalag
Gunbalong
Gunbulan
Gurmadja madja
Warlang
Gunba:lan
Comment
Language comment
References

Coleman, Carolyn. Kunbarlang [electronic resource] (ASEDA 0640).
Coleman, Carolyn. 1982. A grammar of Gunbarlang with special reference to grammatical relations, Australian National University: BA (Hons). (MS 1755).
Harris, Joy. 1969. Preliminary grammar of
Harvey, Mark. 2008. Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages: land-language associations at colonisation. AILEC 0802.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
NT
Location information
The country in which Gunbarlang is traditionally spoken extends westwards along the coast from the mouth of the Liverpool River (across the estuary from Marningrida Settement) to the mouth of the Goomadeer River (Coleman 1982: Introduction). The general associations were to the coast from the western side of the Liverpool River estuary to Iliwan Swamp and inland for about 20km (Harvey ASEDA 802).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Carolyn Coleman, Joy Harris, Maningrida Literature Production Centre
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
exist - 100 - - - - 19
Speaker NILS table
- - - -
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
-
Documentation
Document Score: 
10
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection Medium (100-200 pages) 3
Grammar Large grammar (more than 200 pages) 4
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
Coleman, Carolyn. 1982. A grammar of Gunbarlang with special reference to grammatical relations, Australian National University: BA (Hons.)
Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Gunwingguan Gunwinggic   Kunbarlang  
Dixon (2002)   ARNHEM LAND GROUP Gunwinjgu-Gunbarlang group Gunbarlang Gunbarlang Coleman (1982) dialects: Djimbilirri, Gurrigurri, Gumunggurdu, Marrabanggu, Marranumbu, Gunguluwala
Wurm (1994) Gunwinyguan Gunwinygic   Warlang  
Walsh (1981) Gunwinyguan Gunwinygic   Warlang  
Oates (1975) Gunwingguan Gunwinjgic Bininj Gunbalang  
Wurm (1972) Gunwingguan Gunwinggic   Gunbalang  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Gunwingguan Gunwinggic Girdimarg Gunbalang