Digital Language Vitality | Warlpiri

Warlpiri (wbp)



English name Warlpiri
Native name Warlpiri
SIL code wbp
Alternative names albura, alpira, alpiri, elpira, ilpara, ilpira, ilpirra, nam-bulatji, nambuda, ngalia, ngaliya, ngallia, ngardilpa, njambalatji, ulperra, waibry, wailbri, wal-bri, walbiri, walbrai, waljbiri, waljpiri, walmala, walmama, walmanba, walpari, walpiri, wanaeka, wanajaga., wanajaka, wanajeka, waneiga, waringari, warlpiri, warrabri, wolperi, wolpirra, ˈwɑrlbri, ˈwɔːlpəri
Speakers L1: 2,510 (ethnologue),
L1: 2,712 (A Lexicographic Study of Some Australian Languages: Project Descriptions” (71-107) . Ke),
L1: 3,000 (Warlpiri in the 80s: an overview of research into language variation and child language” ),
L1: 3,000 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 1,100 (Community, identity, wellbeing: the report of the Second National Indigenous Languages Sur),
L1: 3,000 (Language and Culture: Socialisation in a Warlpiri Community” (85-96 ch. 6) . Edith Bavi),
L1: 2,655 (aggregate),
L1: 3,000 (Australasia and the Pacific” (97-126 ch. 4) . Darrell Tryon (2007) , R. E. Asher and ),
L1: 3,000 (Central Australian Endangered Languages: So what?” (78-86) . Josephine Caffery (2010)),
L1: 2,670 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 3,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 3,000 (Austlang: Australian Indigenous Languages Database” . AIATSIS)
Country Australia
Region Australia and New Zealand
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code wbp_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) dead

Language packs

Windows10 input method no
Mac input no
Ubuntu input no
Windows language pack no
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack no
Firefox language pack no
Firefox dictionary no
Office language pack no
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia no
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 3
Primary texts all 3
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 8
Language descriptions all 8
Language in online resource 539
Language in any resource 539
Online resource about the language 531
Any resource about the language 552


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 413
Number of words 284,839
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower no
Has UDHR translation no

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs None
Number of posts None
Number of words None
Number of users 1
Number of tweets 5

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 503,288
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 55
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no