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Latest revision as of 16:54, 4 February 2013

Gooniyandi
Autoglottonym: Gooniyandi
Pronunciation: []
Ethnologue name: Gooniyandi
OLAC name: Gooniyandi
Location point: 18d20S 126d20E
Genealogy
Family: Australian
Genus: Bunuban
Speakers
Country: Australia
Official in: not official
Speakers: {{{Speakers}}}
Writing system: {{{WritingSyst}}}
Codes
ISO 639-3: gni
MPIExt1: GNIXXX

Contents

Name

The name form Gooniyandi is now preferred because this is how the language name is written in the spelling used by the speakers (McGregor 1990:18).

Alternative names are

Location

Gooniyandi is spoken near or in Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia.

Speakers

In the 1980s, there were about 100 speakers (McGregor 1990:23). The language is not being passed on to children, and is hardly used by the older speakers, who prefer Fitzroy Crossing Creole (Park 2006).

Classification

References

  • McGregor, William. 1990. A Functional Grammar of Gooniyandi. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Park, Kyung-An. 2006. (Personal observation)

Works on the language

  • McGregor, William. 1990. A Functional Grammar of Gooniyandi. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • McGregor, William. 1992b. Clause Types in Gooniyandi. Language Sciences 14: 355-384.
  • McGregor, William. 1999. Gooniyandi. In Nick Thieberger and William McGregor, eds., Macquarie Aboriginal Words: A Dictionary of Words from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages, pp. 193-213. New South Wales, Australia: The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd.