Territory Stories

Ŋarrakuny dhäwumirr djorra



Ŋarrakuny dhäwumirr djorra


Wanambiwuŋu, Ronnie


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Includes list of Marrakulu vocabulary


English; Dhuwal; D tiwuy language N116.F


Narrative; LAAL; Dhuwal; Bilingual education resources; D tiwuy people N116.F; D tiwuy language N116.F; Dhuwal/Dhuwala; possibly also Dhuwaya; Duwal; Murngin; Wulamba; Balamumu; Barlamomo; Barlamumu; Malag; Marlark; Arrawiya; Banjarrpuma; Bilamandji Dhurili; Durilji; Tuwal

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School of Australian Linguistics

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NAAKU ijARRANY MARRTJI R)(u ljarra marrtji r81 i Batchelorl i1 marr l)arrany 1urru marriqithirr wok1rriwu Marrakulu dh8ruk, ga Balanda dh8ruk. ljarrany djlll dhiyakuny' djutjuwu, marr riarrany marl)githirr "translation" ga "interpreting". r-arr l)arrany yurru yuwalk marl)githirr. ljunhi l)arrany dhuwa 1 dhutju dhawar 'many l)arrany yurru rol)1yirr Yirrka la 1 i1' ga marl)gikuma l)arrakuny yapa 1JT1il)u, yuku 'yuku 'mil)U. ga m8ri 'mi!)u. ga l)arrakuny w8wa'mil)uwu gllthumil)umala. ljunh1 Balandany waf)a f)arrakuny mMriny Balandakuny dh8ruk, l)arrany yurru bitjan linyou wal)a ba la mMri 'wa 1 nha 1 tjan l)ayi 8a landany wal)anha. ljarrany dj81 marr l)arrakuny yapa'r.iil)u ga yuku'yuku'mil)umala marl)githirr Marrakulu dh8ruk bitjan l)arra marl)githin marrtj1. I came he1te t:.D Ba..tc.he.lo11. t:.D lea!t.n t:.D I.IVU.te my own la.ngU1J.9e, MaM.alw..Cu., and t:.D 1;tu.dy Engl.uih. I file thi.lJ lwtd 06 woltk, 1;0 tha.-t. I can do .tluutllfution and .in-teAP'Le.ti.ng. Tha;t wa.y, I will have a qua.li.6,i.CtLtlon. When I 6.ln,,i.l;h t:hu, wo11.k, 1 will go ba.ck t:.D Y.i.Ni.kal.a and .tea.ch my 1;.u,.te11.1;, my youngelt bll.ot.heM, my g.,umdmot.heJt, a.nd my eldu.t bll.ot.he1t '1; chil.dlt.en. 16 a. folt.opea.n nnu t:.D .talk wUh my g11.andmot.he1t, I 'U be able t:.D .tlta.l'IIJla.te ,U 6011. he1t, and .tell hell. wha..t tha.-t. foll.Ope.an .u, MY-<..1'19. 1 wou.id ah.o like my IJ.U.teM and younge/1. bll.ot.heM t:.D iealln abou.t .the lkzMakulu language, .in .the 1;ame way tha.-t. 1 am do-<..l'lg Ronnie Hanambiwul)