Territory Stories

Darwin 1974



Darwin 1974


Mirniyowan, Terry; Murrungun, Bowunayi




Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages Project; PublicationNT; E-Books






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6 short stories; short stories


Anindilyakwa; Anindilyakwa language N151


Memoir; LAAL; Bilingual education resources; Anindilyakwa langauge N151; Anindilyakwa people N151; Anandilyakwa; Aninhdhilyagwa; Yingguru; Warnindilyakwa; Enindilyakwa; Ingura; Amakurupa; Andilagwa; Andiljaugwa; Andiljaukwa; Andilyaugwa; Anindiljaugwa; Anindilyaugwa; Awarikpa; En Indiljaugwa; Endiljaugwa; Enindiljaugwa; Enindilyaugwa; Groote Eylandt; Lamadalpu; Wani Ndiljaugwa; Wanindilyaugwa; Enindhilyagwa; Anindhilyakwa; Eninhdhilyagwa; Wanindilyaugwa Ingura; Gunwinyguan

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Angurugu Community Library

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Angurugu; Groote Eylandt

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cdu:30752; LAAL_ID:an0005




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Adinub a w i y a yirril i k e n u m a n a r r a r i n g i r i n g a n d e n a m u r r u - w a angalya. Biya akinu-manja alikira banga awilyaba nuwam- bilyuma, k a j ungwa k a r r a r i n g a n d e n u - m a n j a y a k w u j i n a ka- k w u n u m u r r k w u l i - y a d a , akwa ambilyuma bajan a n g a amungkurr- buda-kiya yakwujina n u w a m b i l y u m a , k a j u n g w a karrarring- kini-yada k a r r a r i n g a n d e n u - m a n j a . Biya ngarni n g k a yadikina y i rrilikena n a r r a m i nakumurna- murru-wa dumbala w u b u r r a dingira a b urrilangu-manja alika akwa ayarrka, kembirra emikirra plaster. Kembirra yadikina y i rrilikena n g a r n i n g k a w u r r i landilan- darrkawarriya n u w a m b i l y u m u r r a - w a . W u r r u k w a l a warninga- w i l y a b u - m a n j a n u w a m b i l y a m a , umba w u r r u k w a l a n a w a r .denama akinu-manja angalya. Akwa akungwa akina y a k w ujina warni- k i n g e m b u - y a d a . N a r r a m i n u m u n g k w a d i n u m a akwa j i menda na- rrakumarnuma edirru-manja akwa k a m b a akungwa nalyangbu- rrukwajungwunama akinu-manja k a n g e m b e y i n i - y a d a . Akwa akirruburringka n a r r i r r i n g k a m a a l y a r r n g w a l y i l y a . Akwa w u r r a m b a m b i l y u m a - w i y a awilyuwily a b u - m a n j a alikira n a m u n g k w u l a m a . Umba n a l i k a j u - m a n j a engku-wa narrakwu- nama mirri j i n a w a r n i k i b e k i - y a d a erriberribu-manja, m e n a angkababurna kebeki n a m a m a b a b u r n i - l a n g w a marringa. 19