Y203: Koko Babangk

AIATSIS code: 
Y203
AIATSIS reference name: 
Koko Babangk

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Tindale (1974)
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Other sources
Koko Babangk [Alpher 1972] Kok-Babónk [Black 2007 p.c.] Kok-Papangk [Black 2006 p.c.] Kok-Paponk [Black MS 1175]
Synonyms
Kok Peponk
Comment
Comments: 
According to Alpher (2006 p.c.), Kok-Kaper Y85 and Kok-Papangk (Y203) are dialects of the same language; Black (1978) discusses dialectal differences between Koko Bera Y85 and Kok-Paponk .
References: 
  • Black, Paul. 1978. Koko-Bera: partial draft sketch completed June 1978. MS 1175.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
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QLD
Location information: 
Koko-Bera is actually only one of three named dialects formally spoken throughout much of an area lying within some 30 km of the Gulf of Carpentaria coast between the South Mitchell and Nassau River; (Koko-Bera was a relatively central dialect spoken along Topsy Creek. The other two dialects were Kok-Wap, to the northeast, and Kok-Peponk, to the south (Black MS 1175:19).
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Speakers
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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).

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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)WESTERN CAPE YORK PENINSULA AREAL GROUPCoastal southwest Pama groupKok PeponkKoko Bera* (or Kok Kaber) further dialects: Kok Peponk, Kok Wap, Koko Beberam
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)