Bininj Kunwok pilot 2016

Bininj Kunwok pilot 2016

Vocabulary

NOTE that since this pilot course was published, an online dictionary has become available for Bininj Kunwok – go to https://www.njamed.com/

This is the vocabulary you will need for this lesson. Listen carefully and try to repeat the words after the speaker:

VERBS (NOTE: these are not complete words on their own, they need to have a pronominal prefix (such as nga– or ka-) attached – this will be explained in the next session)

NOUNS

PRONOUNS

  • ngaye ngaye = I (1sg)
  • ngarduk ngarduk = my/mine (1sg_POSS)

PREPOSITIONS

SKIN NAMES (read more about them later in the lesson)

FEMALE MALE
Ngalbulanj  Ngalbulanj Nabulanj Nabulanj
Ngalngarridj Ngalngarridj Nangarridj Nangarridj
Ngalwakadj Ngalwakadj Nawakadj Nawakadj
Ngalkangila Ngalkangila Nakangila Nakangila
Ngalbangardi Ngalbangardi Nabangardi Nabangardi
Ngalkodjok Ngalkodjok Nakodjok Nakodjok
Ngalwamud Ngalwamud Nawamud Nawamud
Ngalkamarrang Ngalkamarrang Nakamrrang Nakamarrang
Sample sentences