K51: Wawarl

AIATSIS code: 
K51
AIATSIS reference name: 
Wawarl

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Comment
Comments: 
According to Tsunoda (1981), this is a dialect of Djaru K12. Documentation on Jaru K12 may be relevant.
References: 
  • Tsunoda, Tasaku. 1981. The Djaru language of Kimberley, Western Australia: Pacific Linguistics B-78. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • Blythe, Joe & Wightman, Glenn. 2003. The Role of Animals and Plants in Maintaining the Links. In Joe Blythe and Robert McKenna Brown (eds.), Maintaining the Links: Language, Identity and the Land. Proceedings of the Seventh Conference of the Foundation for Endangered Languages 69-77. Bath, UK: FEL
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Confirmed
Location
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WA
Location information: 
... including Old Hall's Creek and Ruby Plains dialects (Tsunoda 1981:3). ... originally spoken around Lamboo Station, Ruby Plains and Old Halls Creek (Blythe & Wightman 2003: 70).
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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)NORTHERN DESERT FRINGE SUBGROUPEdgar Range to Victoria River subgroup*WawarlDjaru Tsunoda (1981) further dialects: Wawarl, Njininj
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)