G3: Kunkalanya

AIATSIS Code: 
G3
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kunkalanya

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Pitta-Pitta (Kungkalenja)
Ethnologue name
Pitta Pitta [Gangalanya]
ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Kungkalenja
Thesaurus heading
Gunggalanya language (G3) (Qld SF54-13)
Tindale (1974)
Kunkulenje, Koonkoolenya, Koomkoolenya, Koon-kalinga, Koonkalinye.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Kungkalenja, Kungkulenje, Koonkodenya, Kiomkoolenya, Koonkalinya
Glottocode
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Other sources
Koon-Kalinga (Field 1898); Kunkalanya (Koch); Kunkalanya, Kunkulenje, Koonkoolenya, Koomkoolenya, Koonkalinga,and Koonkalinye (Blake 1979:184); Kungkalenja, Kunkulenje, Koonkoolenya, Koomkoolenya (All Tindale), Kungkulenje, Koonkodenya, Kiomkoolenya, Koonkalinya (all O'Grady), Gunggalenja, Kunkalanja (both Capell), Koon-Kalinga (W.G. Field), and Gunggalanja [Blake and Breen (1971:170)]
Synonyms
Kunkalanja
Pitta Pitta
Kungkalenya
Kunkulenje
Koonkoolenya
Koomkoolenya
Koon kalinga
Koonkalinye
Comment
Language comment
According to Blake (1979:183), Pitta-Pitta G6, Ringu-Ringu G7, Mayawarli L4, Kunkalanya, Ngulupulu G40, Karanya L32, and Rakaya G4 are dialects of a language for which there is no obvious name.
References

Bowern, Claire. 2004. The origins of tense-based case marking in Pitta-Pitta and Wangkajutjuru. Australian Journal of Linguistics 24(2):163-183.
Blake, Barry. 1979. Pitta-Pitta. In Dixon, R M W & Blake, Barry (eds.). Handbook of Australian languages vol. 1. 182-242. Canberra/ANU Press.
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.
Blake, Barry, and Gavan Breen. 1971. The Pitta-Pitta dialects: Linguistic Communications 4. Melbourne: Monash University.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
... at Mooraboola (present spelling Moorabula) (Blake and Breen 1971:11). On the Georgina River north of Bedourie, from Moorabulla west to near Mulligan River; north on Sylvester Creek to about Talaera Springs (not identified)(Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
-0
People: 
-0
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganKarnicPalkuPitta Pitta [Gangalanya]Pitta Pitta [dialects: Related to Gangalanya, Garanya, Lhanima, Ngurlubulu, Ragaya, Rangwa, Yurlayurlanya, which may be extinct, and Wanggamala.]
Dixon (2002)LAKE EYRE BASIN AREAL GROUPNorth and west Lake Eyre Basin group Blake and Breen (1971)KunkalanjaPitta-Pitta (Pitha-Pitha)* Blake (1979b) further dialects: Ringu-Ringu, Rakaya, Ngulupulu, Karanja, Kunkalanja, Mayawarli
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganKarnicGungalanya
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganKarnicPalkuGungalanya
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganKarnicPalkuGungalanya
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganPittapitticKungkalenya
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganPittapitticKungkalenya

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