Hercus and Austin (2004) say that Yardliyawara and Malyangapa L8 are close. Their paper contains some Yardliyawara data and locates Yardliyawara as a member of the Yarli languages subgroup, with Malyangapa L8 and Wadikali L12 (2004:207).
Hercus and Austin indicate that the area identified as belonging to Ngurunta by Tindale (1974) is mainly inhospitable and the area was generally regarded as belonging to Yardliyawara (2004:210).
Yardliyawara (Jadliaura): Eastern side of northern Flinders Ranges from Wertaloona south to Carrieton and Cradock; east to Frome Downs; at Holowilena Station on Siccus River; west to Arkaba and Hawker (Tindale 1974) Ngurunta:Area from west of Barrier and Coko ranges to eastern shore of Lake Frome; south to about midwaters of Eurinilla Creek; north to about Boolka Lake and vicinity of Yandama Creek (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).