Baard is a closely related dialect of Bardi K15 along with Jawi K16 (Bowern, 2012: 6). Bowern says that, based on the little data available, Baard is distinguished primarily in terms of final vowel deletion and some lexical differences. She says the Laves material recorded at Boolgin is possibly Baard, as is (probably) the material in Nekes and Worm (1953) and some of the Peile data.
... the western side of the Dampier Peninsula in the Goorrbalgoon and Goowalgar areas Contemporary location: Lombadina
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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).