Listen to our language audio files to hear the aboriginal spoken word.
Ad bininj arringeibun gunj - We Aboriginal people call Kangaroo 'gunj'
Are awurlebme - I'm going to swim
Aye amarnebolkdjare Ubirr - I like that place Ubirr
Anang mulil ginga nawern - I saw many crocodiles, lots of them.
Aye Cooinda are - I am going to Cooinda
Aye djenj ngare - I am going fishing
Aye gunbolk ngarduk Ngurrngurrudjba - My country is Yellow Waters
Aye gure ngayo town camp - I live at town camp. (or substitute another place name for "town camp")
Ayedgah arrire arriyo - Where can we go camping?
Ayedgah yire - Where are you going?
Banggerreng - Late wet season
Bobo - Goodbye
Bolkgime yekke - It's the cool dry season now.
Galuk yimdurndeng Kakadu
Gubehne gunyed adberre arrigukbulerri - This land belongs to us Aboriginal people.
Gudjeuk - Middle wet season
Gunumeleng - First rains season.
Gurrung - Build-up late dry season.
Ngaye Manabadduma gure ngayo
Ngudda yiwokdi Gundjeihmi - Do you speak Gundjeihmi?
Udda ayedgah yimdolkgang - Where are you from?
Udda balanda ngurringeibun fish - You English speakers use the word 'fish' but we Aboriginal people say 'djenj'.
Udda Balanda wurringeibun kangaroo - You English speakers use the word 'kangaroo' but we Aboriginal people say 'gunj'.
Walakgih - A little bit
Wudda baleh yiyo - Where are you staying?
Wudda gamak - How are you? (literally: Are you well?)
Yekke - Cool dry season.
Yibolkmarnedjare gubehne guwadda - Do you like this country here?
Wurrgeng - Cold dry season when burning takes place.
Yiddok yinang ginga - Did you see any crocodiles?
Yo gamak - Yes, I'm fine.