Y13: Unjadi

AIATSIS code: 
Y13
AIATSIS reference name: 
Unjadi

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Tindale name
Unjadi
Tindale (1974)
Unyadi, Onyengadi, Oyungo, Oyonggo (Tjongkandji term), Empikeno (Jathaikana term), Umtadee (one reading of blotted MS spelling), ? Wundjur
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Synonyms
Ojnandi, Onyengadi, Unyadi, Oyungo, Oyonggo, Empikeno, Umtadee, Wundjur
Comment
Comments: 
References: 
  • Thomson. Donald. 1934. Notes on a Hero Cult from the Gulf of Carpentaria, N. Queensland. Royal Anthropological Institute -- Journal, v.64, 1934; 217-235.
  • Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
  • Sharp, Lauriston. 1939. Tribes and totemism in north-east Australia. Oceania, v.9, no.3, 1939; [254]-275; no.4, 1939; [439]-461.
  • McConnel, Ursula. 1939. Social organization of tribes of Cape York Peninsula. Oceania 10(1):54-72; 10(4)434-455
  • 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.
  • O'Grady, Geoffrey. et. al. 1966. Languages of the world : Indo-Pacific fascicle six /|c Geoffrey N. O'Grady, C. F. and F. M. Voegelin Indiana University (with an appendix by Kenneth L. Hale). Anthropological Linguistics,Vol. 8 No.2, 1966 p. 1-197
Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
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Location information: 
... the country between the Ducie and Dulhuntly belonged to the O'yungo or Yungokurra, which takes its name from yungo, a specifies of large yam said to be characteristic of the inland country (Thomson 1934: 219).
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
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1990Schmidt-
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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).

Documentation
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Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available (vocabulary only)
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Unjadi
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)