Hercus describes this as a dialect of Paakantyi D12 (1993).
Following Hercus, Wafer and Lissarrague divide the Darling River language into two groups: Northern Darling River or Paakantyi D12, Paaruntyi D47, Kurnu D25, Nhaawuparlku (Nhaawarlku) (D19), and Milpulo D59. Southern Darling River language includes Southern Paakantyi D61, Wilyaali (~Wilyakali) D16, Thaangkali (~Thangkakali) D14, Pulaali (Pulakali) D11, Wanyuparlku (~Wanyiwalku) D21, Pantyikali D17:, Marrawarra D6, Parrintyi D48 (2008: 263-266).
According to Tindale 'nhaawu' means 'yes' (1974:197); the suffix '-parlku' means (Hercus 1982: 275 in Wafer & Lissarrague 2008: 266).
Note that Hercus's Paakantyi grammar and dictionary is mainly on Southern Paakantyi D61.
... upstream from Wilcannia (Hercus 1993:6).
Dunlop to Murtee on upper Darling River; on lower Paroo River north to Lake Tongo (Tindale 1974).
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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).
Hercus, Luise. 1982 The Bagandji language: Pacific Linguistics B6.7 Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Hercus, Luise. 1993 Paakantyi dictionary. Canberra: Luise Hercus.