Spoken L1 Language: Warlpiri

Subclassification references
Comments on subclassification

Claire Bowern and Quentin Atkinson 2012: 834-836 Positive evidence for an Eastern Ngumpin branch is lacking in Patrick McConvell and Mary Laughren 2004

AES status:
Campbell, Lyle and Lee, Nala Huiying and Okura, Eve and Simpson, Sean and Ueki, Kaori 2022
Warlpiri (2582-wbp) = Threatened (80 percent certain, based on the evidence available) (The people have gained rights to their own land, and children acquire Warlpiri as their first language. However, there are communities, for example Lajamanu and Tennant Creek, where some parents report that when they speak to their children in Warlpiri, the children answer in English.)

(see Bavin and Shopen 1991)

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