S22: Djadjala

AIATSIS code: 
S22
AIATSIS reference name: 
Djadjala

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
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Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Wotjobaluk (Tjatijala), Potaruwutj (Djadjala)
Thesaurus heading language
Djadjala language S22
Thesaurus heading (old)
Djadjala language (S22) (Vic SI54-15)
Tindale (1974)
Wotjo-ba-laiuruk (lit. 'men and women'), Wuttya-bullak, Wuttyuballeak, Buibatjali (dialect name), buibaty-alli, Wattyabullak, Woychibirik (name for man = ['wotjo]), Woitu-bullar (plural of man as used in Baraparapa tribe), Tjatijala (regional name west of Lake Hindmarsh), Tyatty-alla, Djadjala, Iyattyala (misprint), Kurm-me-lak (horde name = Gromiluk), Wimmera tribe, Gourrbaluk (Gour = Lake Hindmarsh, name used by Wembawemba), Gnallba-gootchyourl (Ngalbagutja = Lake Albucutya, name applied to northern hordes of tribe by the Wembawemba), Malikun-ditj (name given by northern tribes), Malleegunditch. Potangola (alternative term, Woychibirik, Wepul-prap (Tanganekald term, means 'southern people'), Polin-junga (horde name), Jaran (language name), Yaran, Tatiara (a place name, also a horde), Tattayarra, Tatiarra, Djadjala, Dadiera, Tyattyalla, Tyatyalli, Tyeddyuwurru, Wirigirek (a northern horde; Wirrega, a place name), Wereka (wereka = no), Wereka-tyalli, Werekarait, Wergaia, Wra-gar-ite (see Marditjali tribe, Vic. for explanation of this term), Kangara-balak (of the Tanganekald, ['kangara] = east, ['balak] = people), Cangarabaluk, Coolucooluk (horde name), Padtha-way tribe.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Meintangk, Meintank, Painbali
Glottocode
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Other sources
Djadjala, Tattiara blacks, Tatiara tribe, Jatjalli, Tyat-tyalli, Pine Plain language, Pine Plain tribe, Tyattyalli, Tatchalle, Tyat-tyal-la, Tyattyalla, Tyatyalli language, Tyat-tyal-la, Tyatyalla, Tyattyalla, Tjatjala, Iyattyala (mistransctiption), Djadjala [Clark 1990:351]
Synonyms
Meintangk, Meintank, Painbali, Wotjobaluk, Potaruwutj, Tattiara blacks, Tatiara tribe, Jatjalli, Tyat tyalli, Pine Plain language, Pine Plain tribe, Tyattyalli, Tatchalle, Tyat tyal la, Tyattyalla, Tyatyalli language, Tyatyalla, Tjatjala, Iyattyala, Wotjo ba laiuruk, Wuttya bullak, Wuttyuballeak, Buibatjali, buibaty alli, Wattyabullak, Woychibirik, Woitu bullar, Tjatijala, Tyatty alla, Kurm me lak, Wimmera tribe, Gourrbaluk, Gnallba gootchyourl, Malikun ditj, Malleegunditch, Potangola, Polin junga, Jaran, Yaran, Tatiara, Tattayarra, Tatiarra, Dadiera, Tyatyalli, Tyeddyuwurru, Wirigirek, Wereka, Wereka tyalli, Werekarait, Wergaia, Wra gar ite, Kangara balak, Cangarabaluk, Coolucooluk, Padtha way tribe
Comment
Comments: 
This is a dialect of Wergaia S17 according to Clark (2005:21-22). Oates (1975:187) places Wergaia under S22, but in this database Wergaia is treated as the reference name for S17.
References: 
  • Clark, Ian. 2005. Aboriginal language areas in Victoria - a reconstruction: a report to Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages. Melbourne: Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages.
  • Hercus, Luise. 1986. Outline of the Wergaia Language: Djadjala Dialect. In Victorian languages: a late survey, ed. Luise Hercus. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
VIC
Location information: 
... near Lake Albacutya (Hercus 1986: 72) ... at lakes Werringren and Albacutya (Clark 2005:21)
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Catalogue
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People: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
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2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
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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 listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionLess than 20 pages1
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available -unclear status
Grammar: 

Hercus, Luise. 1986. Outline of the Wergaia Language: Djadjala Dialect. In L Hercus, Victorian languages : a late survey (Pacific Linguistics B-77). Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

Dictionary: 
Hercus, Luise. 1986. Outline of the Wergaia Language: Djadjala Dialect. In L Hercus, Victorian languages : a late survey (Pacific Linguistics B-77). Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)WEST VICTORIAN AREAL GROUPKulin subgroup*DjadjalaWemba-Wemba Hercus (1986) further dialects: Baraba-Baraba, Madhi-Madhi, Wadi-Wadi, Ladji-Ladji, Nari-Nari, Wergaya, Djadjala, Wutjabulak, Martijali, Buibatyalli, Nundatyalli, Jab-wurrung, Pirt-Koopen-Noot, Jaja-wurrung
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganKulinicKulin
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganKulinicKulinDjadjala
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganKulinicKulinDjadjala