The Pirlatapa language lies in the north east of the state of South Australia surrounding Lake Blanche and Lake Callabonna.

Pirlatapa lies east of the Adnyamathanha language and west of the Wadigali language.

AIATSIS id : L.11


Berluppa, Biladaba (used by SIL & Luise Hercus), Biladapa (used by Capell), Biladepa, Biladhaba, Bilatappa (used by Davis & McKenzie), Billatapa (used by Reuther), Billidapa, Birladapa (used by AIATSIS), Jarikuna (derogatory term applied by the Wailpi), Pidlatapa, Piladapa (used by Schoknecht & Elkin), Pilardapa (used by Kerwin & Breen), Pilatapa (used by O’Grady and Voegelin & Voegelin), Pilladapa (used by Gason), Pillatapa, Pilliapa, Pilliapp, Pillitapa (MS), Pirlatapa, Pulladapa, Yarri-kuna, Yarrikunaybeerlha.


The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.