N207: Wora

AIATSIS code: 
N207
AIATSIS reference name: 
Wora

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Thesaurus heading language
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Comment
Comments: 
Keen describes Wora as a Dhuwala N199 speaking group of the Yirritja moiety, with country up the Woolen River. It has long been extinct, and succeeded by certain Daygurrgurr Gupapuyngu N96 people (Keen, 2007 p.c.). Wora is mentioned in Oates (1975:322). For Yolngu languages see Yolngu Matha N230.
References: 
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Status: 
Confirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
NT
Location information: 
Woolen River, Northern Territory (Keen 2007 p.c.).
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
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2016Census-

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)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMurngicDjinangWora
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)