W33: Jurruru

AIATSIS code: 
W33
AIATSIS reference name: 
Jurruru

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Jurruru
Ethnologue name
Tjurruru
ISO 639-3 code
tju
Tindale name
Tjuroro
Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
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Tindale (1974)
Tjororo (valid variant), Tjururu (another version), Tjururo, Churoro, Choororo, Chooraroo, Djururo.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Churoro, Choororo, Chooraroo
Glottocode
tjur1240
Other sources
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Synonyms
Tjurruru, Churoro, Djuroro, Joruro, Tchuraru, Tjuroro, Yankurangku, Choororo, Chooraroo, Djururu, Tjororo, Tjururu, Tjururo, Djururo, Dyururu
Comment
Comments: 

Occurs in Capell as Djuroro (Tjuroro, Churoro) (1963) and Tindale (1974:257) as Tjuroro (W33). Austin describes Yankurangku as a local Jurruru group associated with Wannery Creek (in Thieberger, 1993:109).

 

References: 
  • Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
  • Tindale, Norman B. 1974. Aboriginal tribes of Australia: their terrain, environmental controls, distribution, limits, and proper names. Berkeley: University of California Press/Canberra: Australian National University Press.
  • Thieberger, Nicholas. 1993. Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal languages south of the Kimberley region. Pacific Linguistics C-124. Canberra:Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
WA
Location information: 

Lat, 22'50-23'30 and long 116'10 - 117'10 covering the area of the Upper Ashburton and hardey Rivers valley from Ashburton Down Station to Kooline Station. (Brandenstein Tjururu) On Ashburton River southeast from Kooline to Ashburton Downs and Turee Creek junction; north and south only to the headwaters of local creeks on Kenneth and Capricorn Ranges north only to the beginning of the higher land overlooking Hardey River (Tindale 1974).

Maps: 
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Catalogue
Links
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Peter Austin, Alan Dench, von Brandenstein, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS0
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
2011Census-
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
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list   1?
Text Collection Small (20-100 pages) 2
Grammar   2? (on Mantharta languages)
Audio-visual Less than 1 1
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 

Austin, Peter. 1987. A reference grammar of the Mantharta languages, Western Australia, ms.

Dictionary: 

Austin, Peter. Jurruru dictionary, ASEDA 0593.

Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan South-West Inland Ngayarda Tjurruru  
Dixon (2002)   GASCOYNE RIVER TO PILBARA AREAL GROUP Pilbara/Ngayarta areal group Tjurruru Tjurruru
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan South-West   Tjurruru  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan South-West Inland Ngayarda Tjurruru  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Pilbara-Nyungar (Southwest) Inland Ngayarda Djururu  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Southwest (or Nyungic) Ngayarda Tjuroro (Tjururu)  
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Southwest Ngayarda Tjuroro