Y86: Kuku Bididji

AIATSIS code: 
Y86
AIATSIS reference name: 
Kuku Bididji

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Name
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Tindale name
Kokobididji
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
Tindale (1974)
Kokobididyi, Kokobidinji, Gugu-bidinji, Koko Piddaji.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Kuku Bidiji [Brady, Anderson and Rigsby:1980, Patz 1982]
Synonyms
Kokobididji, Koko Bididji, Gugu Bididji, Kuku Bidiji, Kokobididyi, Kokobidinji, Gugu bidinji, Koko Piddaji
Comment
Comments: 

This is a dialect of Kuku Yalanji Y78 (Patz, 1982). Documentation on Kuku Yalanji may be relevant.

 

References: 
  • Patz, Elizabeth. 1982. A grammar of the Kuku Yalanji language of north Queensland, Australian National University: PhD. (MS 1826).
  • Patz, Elizabeth. 2002. A grammar of the Kuku Yalanji language of north Queensland: Pacific Linguistics 527. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
QLD
Location information: 

Speakers of the Kuku Yalanji language traditionally inhabited an area of over 2000 sq km extending from the Mossman River in the south to the Annan River in the north, bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the east and extending inland to presumably just west of Mt Mulgrave (Patz 2002:6).

 

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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
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 None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available (vocabulary only)
Grammar: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)       Kuku-Bididji Kuku-Yalanji Patz (1982) further dialects: Kuku-Njungkul, Kuku-Bididji, Kuku-Dungay, Kuku- Buyundji, Kuku-Kulunggur, Kuku-Yalaja (or Kuku-Yelandji), Koko-Walandja, (Kuku-)Wakura, (Kuku-) Wakaman, (Kuku-)Djangun, (Kuku-) Muluridji, Kuku-Jakandji
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Yalanjic   Gugu Bididji  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Yalanjic (or Family)   Koko Bididji  
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Pama-Maric Eastern Pama Koko Bididji