Handbook of Kimberley Languages (1988):
Nganawongka (A37 ) in Handbook of Kimberley Languages (1988).
- Names of the language and different spellings that have been used:
- Wilawila (Black, Black & Walsh, Capell, Capell & Coate), Wila-wila (AIAS), Wila-Wila (Oates, Oates & Oates SIL), 'Wila'Wila (Tindale)
- Classification of the language:
- Worrorran family, Wunambalic group
- Identification codes:
- AIAS: K35
- Oates 1973: 46.1b
- Capell: K15
- Present number and distribution of speakers:
- Not known
- People who have worked intensively on the language:
- No one
- Practical orthography:
- None; North Kimberley orthography would be suitable.
- Word lists:
- SIL (1971)
- Textual material:
- Grammar or sketch grammar:
- None; Capell & Coate (1984) contains some information.
- Material available on the language:
- Capell, A. & Coate, H.H.J. 1984. Comparative studies in northern Kimberley languages. Canberra: PL, C-69.
- Glasgow, D.I., Hocking, F.M. & Steiner, W.L. nd. Report [to AIAS] on surveys of languages and dialects of the north-east Kimberleys. 9pp. typescript. AIAS.
- Summer Institute of Linguistics. 1971. AIAS word list for N.E. Kimberleys survey: Wila Wila language. AIAS tapes A2185,2186. AIAS pMs 1759.
- Language programme:
- Language learning material:
- Literacy material:
McGregor, William. 1988 Handbook of Kimberley Languages. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. © Author.
AIATSIS gratefully acknowledge William McGregor for permission to use his material in AUSTLANG.