- kooly (1898: Richard Phillips, ‘Vocabulary of Australian Aborigines in the neighbourhood of Cooktown, North Queensland’. The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 27)
From Proto-Pama *kuli, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *kuli.
- Barry Alpher Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method, edited by Claire Bowern and Harold Koch (Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2004)
- Haviland, John B. 1979. ‘Guugu Yimidhirr Sketch Grammar’. R. M. W. Dixon, B. Blake (eds.) Handbook of Australian Languages, Vol I.