Laughren says Wakirti Warlpiri is the most eastern Hansen River dialect of Warlpiri C15. Nash (2007 p.c.) says that Wakirti Warlpiri has emerged as a way of referring to "light" Warlpiri, typically as spoken in recent years at Alekarenge.
Dixon's Eastern Warlpiri may not belong here - it is included only because of its location.
... the most eastern Hanson River Warlpiri is often referred to as Wakirti Warlpiri (Laughren 1996:2).
Alekerenge, Kunayungku and Willowra (Nash 1990:i).
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McGregor, William. 1988 Handbook of Kimberley Languages. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. © Author.
AIATSIS gratefully acknowledge William McGregor for permission to use his material in AUSTLANG.
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).
Laughren, Mary & Hoogenraad, Robert. 1996. A Learner's Guide to Warlpiri. Alice Springs: IAD Press.
Nash, David. 1986. Topics in Warlpiri grammar: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics Series. New York: Garland. [on Warlpiri]
Simpson, Jane. 1983. Aspects of Warlpiri morphology and syntax. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD). [on Warlpiri]
Wakirti Warlpiri, ASEDA 0464. Nash, David. 1990. Wakirti Warlpiri: a short dictionary of Eastern Warlpiri with grammatical notes. Tennant Creek: Jane Simpson.