What language do Warlpiri speak?

What language do Warlpiri speak?

It is one of the Ngarrkic languages of the large Pama–Nyungan family and is one of the largest Aboriginal languages in Australia in terms of number of speakers. One of the most well-known terms for The Dreaming (an Aboriginal spiritual belief), Jukurrpa, derives from Warlpiri….Warlpiri language.

ELP Warlpiri

How do you say hello in Warlpiri?

If you’re planning a trip to the country or are trying to learn Warlpiri, keep reading to discover some of the most important greetings….Greetings.

English Warlpiri
general greeting Yuwa
how are you? Ngurrju mayinpa?
reply to Ngurrju mayinpa Yuwayi, ngurrjuna
reply to Ngurrju mayinpa Ngurrjuna

How do you say hello in kamilaroi?

As you learn more Gamilaraay words you can start using less English….

When meeting people
Yaama maliyaa. Hello friend / mate.
Yaama baawaa. Hello sister.
Yaama dhagaan. Hello brother.
When leaving

How old is Warlpiri?

History and Cultural Relations There is no archaeological evidence indicating when the area the Warlpiri inhabited at first contact was originally occupied. Other parts of central Australia were, however, sparsely occupied 22,000 years ago and parts of Australia for at least 40,000 years.

Do Aboriginal people speak Kriol?

Kriol is the most widely spoken Aboriginal language in Australia today. It’s spoken by an estimated 30,000 or more Aboriginal people throughout a large part of northern Australia. Kriol is a ‘new’ Aboriginal language with a special history, not an original traditional Aboriginal language.

How do you say good morning in Belize?

Basic Phrases in Belizean Kriol. Gud maanin! — Good morning!

What language do Kamilaroi speak?

The Gamilaraay or Kamilaroi language is a Pama–Nyungan language of the Wiradhuric subgroup found mostly in south-eastern Australia. It is the traditional language of the Gamilaraay (Kamilaroi), an Aboriginal Australian people.

What is the status of the Warlpiri language in Australia?

Warlpiri has no official status in Australia. The language is endangered in spite of efforts to teach it to children in Warlpiri settlements.

What are the best resources for learning Warlpiri language?

The key introduction to Warlpiri language is: Mary Laughren & Robert Hoogenraad. 1996. A Learner’s Guide to Warlpiri. Tape Course for beginners. Wangkamirlipa Warlpirilki. Based on a tape course prepared by Kenneth Hale & Robin Japanangka Granites. Alice Springs: IAD Press. v+218pp., 5 audio cassettes.

Is there an online Warlpiri Dictionary?

There is an online interactive Warlpiri dictionary hosted by AuSIL (compiled by Steve Swartz), and a tablet version for download; linked from AuSIL Interactive Dictionary Series. Corpus under development 2019: ‘Speaking, Talking, Telling’ Spoken Language and Text Corpora: Warlpiri in ANNIS

What are the fricative consonants in Warlpiri?

Warlpiri, like most other Australian languages, has no fricative consonants. The consonant phoneme listed in the table as a retroflex flap /ɽ/ is phonetically an unusual consonant [ɻ͡ɾ] that is possibly unique to Warlpiri.