Y89: Kuku Tungay

AIATSIS code: 
Y89
AIATSIS reference name: 
Kuku Tungay

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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Jungkurara
Thesaurus heading language
Kuku Tungay language Y89
Thesaurus heading (old)
Gugu Tungay / Kuku Djulngai language (Y89) (Qld SD55-13)
Tindale (1974)
Yungkarara, Junkara, Koko Dyungay, Yungurara, Yung-Kurara (['bam:a] = man), Koko-aungu (valid language name), Kokodjilandji (valid alternative), Kokojalanja, Kokoyalunyu, Koko Ialunia, Koko Ialiu, Bulponara (a horde name), Bulpoonarra, Yokarra (a horde name).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Kuku Tyunkay, Junkurara [Patz 1982]
Synonyms
Kuku Dungay, Julngay, Tyulngai, Djulngui, Jungkurara, Kuku Tyunkay, Junkurara, Yungkarara, Junkara, Koko Dyungay, Yungurara, Yung Kurara, Koko aungu, Kokodjilandji, Kokojalanja, Kokoyalunyu, Koko Ialunia, Koko Ialiu, Bulponara, Bulpoonarra, Yokarra
Comment
Comments: 
According to Patz (1982), this is a dialect of Kuku Yalanji Y78. Documentation on Kuku Yalanji may be relevant.
References: 
  • Patz, Elisabeth. 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
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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-
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1990Schmidt-
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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
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Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)Kuku-DungayKuku-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-NyunganYalanjicDjulngui
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)