Y209: Kok Wap

AIATSIS code: 
Y209
AIATSIS reference name: 
Kok Wap

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Comments: 
According to Alpher (2006 p.c.), Kok Wap is the Kok-Kaper Y85 name for Yirrk-Thangalkl Y214, while Black (2006 p.c.) thinks that Kok Wap is a separate language/dialect as people he spoke to treated it as separate from Koko-Bera Y85 and Kok-Peponk Y203.
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  • Black, Paul. 1978. Koko-Bera: partial draft sketch completed June 1978. MS 1175.
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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 Riverl; (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 1978:19).
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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
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Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)WESTERN CAPE YORK PENINSULA AREAL GROUPCoastal southwest Pama groupKok WapKoko 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)