Unit 1 - Introductions
In this unit you will be introduced to the Bininj people and the Bininj Kunwok languages
Unit 2 - Family matters ...
Unit 3 - Coming and going
Unit 4 - Karrinahnarren
Each unit will include a set of useful phrases that can be learned and used with Bininj.
Listen to these phrases and try repeating them after the speaker.
Ngaye ngangeyyo Jill Ngaye ngangeyyo Jill = my name is Jill
Ngadjare ngaborlbme Kunwinjku Ngadjare ngaborlbme Kunwinjku = I want to learn Kunwinjku
Kamak kanbukkan Kamak kanbukkan? = Can you teach me?
Yoh kamak bukkan Yoh kamak bukkan = Yes I can teach you.
Ngudda baleh kunkurlah? Ngudda baleh kunkurlah? = What is your skin name?
Ngaye kunkurlah ngarduk Ngalwakadj Ngaye kunkurlah ngarduk Ngalwakadj = I am Ngalwakadj (skin)
Yoh Yoh = yes
Kamak Kamak = good/that’s good
Ngudda kamak? Ngudda kamak? = Are you OK?
Mah bonj Mah bonj = That’s it/finish
Bobo Bobo = See you/goodbye
If you have Bininj contacts, practise using these phrases with them.