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Alyawarra [aly] see all Alyawarra
Source: Margaret Carew/Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics, Batchelor Institute
A program supporting Central Australian languages through innovative projects such as the Kaytetye Bird App and the Iltyem-iltyem website for teaching and learning Central Australian sign languages, and many more resources for Arrernte, Warlpiri, Alyawarr, Anmatyerr and other languages.
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Source: Batchelor Institute / Jenny Green / Sign language consultants
An online resource for teaching and learning the sign languages used in Indigenous communities in Central Australia. This site contains several hundred video clips of signs. The project was piloted by members of the sign language team from Ti Tree in Central Australia. You need to register (free) to access the sign dictionaries.
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Anindilyakwa [aoi] see all Anindilyakwa
Source: RNLD
A list of some mobile apps for Indigenous languages, including Anindilyakwa, Gamilaraay, Iwaidja, Nyoongar, Yawuru, and Yugambeh. Most are basic wordlists.
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Anjumarla [gue] see all Anjumarla
Source: Gerhardt Laves/David Nash
Wordlist collected by Gerhardt Laves, modified and presented by David Nash. This languageis similar to Gurindji.
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Anmatyerr [amx] see all Anmatyerr
Source: Margaret Carew/Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics, Batchelor Institute
A program supporting Central Australian languages through innovative projects such as the Kaytetye Bird App and the Iltyem-iltyem website for teaching and learning Central Australian sign languages, and many more resources for Arrernte, Warlpiri, Alyawarr, Anmatyerr and other languages.
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Arabana [ard] see all Arabana
Source: Luistxo Fernandez
Information, including placenames, for the languages: Guugu Yimithirr, Dyirbal, Gooniyandi, Arabana-Wangkangurru, Yagara and Yugambeh.
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Arrernte [aus-x-arq] see all Arrernte
Source: Margaret Carew/Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics, Batchelor Institute
A program supporting Central Australian languages through innovative projects such as the Kaytetye Bird App and the Iltyem-iltyem website for teaching and learning Central Australian sign languages, and many more resources for Arrernte, Warlpiri, Alyawarr, Anmatyerr and other languages.
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Ayapathu [ayd] see all Ayapathu
Source: Philip Hamilton
Ayapathu is a Cape York language. Includes multimedia annotations.
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Banyjima [pnw] see all Banyjima
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Bayungu [bxj] see all Bayungu
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Bidjara [bym] see all Bidjara
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Bundjalung [bdy] see all Bundjalung
Source: Rick Cook / ABC
A short film where Rick Cook talks about the importance of language and shows some vocabulary boards in Bunjalung.
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Burarra [bvr] see all Burarra
Source: ARDS
A range of dictionaries for several Yol?u languages; also specialised English-Yol?u anatomy and legal dictionaries.
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Source: ARDS
Background information and 900-word dictionary of the Dha?u languages of Yol?u matha -- (Wangurri, G
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Source: ARDS
English wordlist for the Dha?u Dictionary.
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Source: Margaret Carew/Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
A program supporting languages spoken in Maningrida, one of the most multilingual communities in the world, through innovative projects such as Bininy Gunwok Names for Plants and Animals, Maningrida Community Stories (using the Ara Irititja archive system), and various films and other publications.
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Burduna [bxn] see all Burduna
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Darug [xdk] see all Darug
Source: Australian National Dictionary Centre
Background information and list of words taken from Australian languages (including the Sydney language, Kamilaroi and others) into English and many other languages.
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Source: Richard Green
A site developed by Richard Green, a Dharug songman, for teaching his language Dharug. Contains wordlists and phrases with audio, and a Dharug version of Advance Australia Fair,.
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Source: Richard Green / University of NSW
This website implements the teaching paradigm developed by Richard Green, a Dharug songman, for teaching his language. Includes vocab with audio pronunciations.
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Source: City of Ryde
Various historical evidence and perspectives on the life of Woollarawarre Bennelong. This page has a range of words used by the Port Jackson people (called here ‘Eora’, or ‘Darug-Eora’) - some are names of people, others are words from the language(s).
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Source: Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR), SOAS
William Dawes' notebooks of 1790-91 on the Sydney language (also known as Dharuk or Eora). High quality images; new interactive transcription with pop-up notes and concordance. Also includes information on Patyegarang, bibliography and links to other Sydney language resources, teaching programs, and audio in Dharug from Richard Green.
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Djangu [dhg] see all Djangu
Source: ARDS
A range of dictionaries for several Yol?u languages; also specialised English-Yol?u anatomy and legal dictionaries.
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Source: ARDS
Background information and 900-word dictionary of the Dha?u languages of Yol?u matha -- (Wangurri, G
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Source: ARDS
English wordlist for the Dha?u Dictionary.
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Dyirbal [dbl] see all Dyirbal
Source: Luistxo Fernandez
Information, including placenames, for the languages: Guugu Yimithirr, Dyirbal, Gooniyandi, Arabana-Wangkangurru, Yagara and Yugambeh.
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Eora [aus-x-eoq] see all Eora
Source: Australian National Dictionary Centre
Background information and list of words taken from Australian languages (including the Sydney language, Kamilaroi and others) into English and many other languages.
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Source: City of Ryde
Various historical evidence and perspectives on the life of Woollarawarre Bennelong. This page has a range of words used by the Port Jackson people (called here ‘Eora’, or ‘Darug-Eora’) - some are names of people, others are words from the language(s).
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Gabi Gabi [gbw] see all Gabi Gabi
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Gathang [kda] see all Gathang
Source: Michael Smith
The Kutthung, or Kattang, dialect was spoken amongst the Australian Aborigines living along the southern bank of the Karuah river and the south shore of Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia.
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Source: Jeremy Saunders
Jeremy Saunders talks about the importance of revitalising endangered languages, and his work teaching his own language Gathang..
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Gooniyandi [gn] see all Gooniyandi
Source: Luistxo Fernandez
Information, including placenames, for the languages: Guugu Yimithirr, Dyirbal, Gooniyandi, Arabana-Wangkangurru, Yagara and Yugambeh.
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Gumbaynggir [kgs] see all Gumbaynggir
Source: ABC/Fiona Poole/Gary Williams
Background to Gumbaynggirr of north-coastal NSW. Gary Williams is a Gumbaynggirr language teacher at the Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative. Includes a list of over 100 words and phrases in Gumbaynggirr, many with audio pronunciation.
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Gun-nartpa [bvr] see all Gun-nartpa
Source: Margaret Carew/Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
A program supporting languages spoken in Maningrida, one of the most multilingual communities in the world, through innovative projects such as Bininy Gunwok Names for Plants and Animals, Maningrida Community Stories (using the Ara Irititja archive system), and various films and other publications.
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Gunggari [kgl] see all Gunggari
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Gunwinygu [gup] see all Gunwinygu
Source: Margaret Carew/Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
A program supporting languages spoken in Maningrida, one of the most multilingual communities in the world, through innovative projects such as Bininy Gunwok Names for Plants and Animals, Maningrida Community Stories (using the Ara Irititja archive system), and various films and other publications.
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Gupapuyngu [guf] see all Gupapuyngu
Source: ARDS
A range of dictionaries for several Yol?u languages; also specialised English-Yol?u anatomy and legal dictionaries.
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Guugu Yimithirr [kky] see all Guugu Yimithirr
Source: Luistxo Fernandez
Information, including placenames, for the languages: Guugu Yimithirr, Dyirbal, Gooniyandi, Arabana-Wangkangurru, Yagara and Yugambeh.
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Iwaidja [ibd] see all Iwaidja
Source: RNLD
A list of some mobile apps for Indigenous languages, including Anindilyakwa, Gamilaraay, Iwaidja, Nyoongar, Yawuru, and Yugambeh. Most are basic wordlists.
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Source: Iwaidja Inyman
A site for sharing information about Iwaidja issues and language. Has some nice illustrated wordlists for plants and birds.
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Jagera/Yuragubul [yxg] see all Jagera/Yuragubul
Source: Luistxo Fernandez
Information, including placenames, for the languages: Guugu Yimithirr, Dyirbal, Gooniyandi, Arabana-Wangkangurru, Yagara and Yugambeh.
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Jandai [jan] see all Jandai
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Jiwarli [mem] see all Jiwarli
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Juwaliny [wmt] see all Juwaliny
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay [kld] see all Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay
Source: Australian National Dictionary Centre
Background information and list of words taken from Australian languages (including the Sydney language, Kamilaroi and others) into English and many other languages.
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Source: RNLD
A list of some mobile apps for Indigenous languages, including Anindilyakwa, Gamilaraay, Iwaidja, Nyoongar, Yawuru, and Yugambeh. Most are basic wordlists.
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Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Karajarri [gbd] see all Karajarri
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Kaurna [zku] see all Kaurna
Source: Jack Buckskin
Kaurna teacher Jack Buckskin explains some basic words and expressions of Kaurna.
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Source: Kaurna Warra Pintyanthi / ABC
This film teaches Kaurna numbers from 1 to 10. See also Kaurna for Kids - Animals and Common (Kaurna) Expressions.
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Source: Kaurna Warra Karrpanthi Aboriginal Corporation
A language organisation supporting the Kaurna language. Ths site contains links to language resources, wordlists, maps, courses, placenames, language requests, and audio versions of Welcome to Country.
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Kaytetye [gbb] see all Kaytetye
Source: Margaret Carew/Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics, Batchelor Institute
A program supporting Central Australian languages through innovative projects such as the Kaytetye Bird App and the Iltyem-iltyem website for teaching and learning Central Australian sign languages, and many more resources for Arrernte, Warlpiri, Alyawarr, Anmatyerr and other languages.
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Source: Batchelor Institute / Jenny Green / Sign language consultants
An online resource for teaching and learning the sign languages used in Indigenous communities in Central Australia. This site contains several hundred video clips of signs. The project was piloted by members of the sign language team from Ti Tree in Central Australia. You need to register (free) to access the sign dictionaries.
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Kukatja [kux] see all Kukatja
Source: ABC/Willi Lempert
Five women elders from the Kapululangu Women’s Law and Culture Centre explain over 40 hand signs and translate them into Kukatja.
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Manyjilyjarra [mpj] see all Manyjilyjarra
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Martu Wangka [mpj] see all Martu Wangka
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Martuthunira [vma] see all Martuthunira
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Mawng [mph] see all Mawng
Source: Ruth Singer / ELAR
Archive deposit: focussed on dictionary definitions of triangular kinship terms and names for flora and fauna and associated knowledge. The deposit also includes audio recordings of myths and stories about traditional customs. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols, and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Ndjebbana [djj] see all Ndjebbana
Source: Margaret Carew/Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
A program supporting languages spoken in Maningrida, one of the most multilingual communities in the world, through innovative projects such as Bininy Gunwok Names for Plants and Animals, Maningrida Community Stories (using the Ara Irititja archive system), and various films and other publications.
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Ngaanyatjarra [ntj] see all Ngaanyatjarra
Source: NPY Women
This page hosts a downlodable PDF document called Uti Kulintjaku: A compendium of words for talking about mental health. It includes terms in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra, as well as translations from English into these languages.
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Ngadjon [dbl] see all Ngadjon
Source: J.Hartley, M. Huxley and the Elders of the Ngadjon-jii
The Ngadjon-jii: The original inhabitants of the rainforest country around Malanda in Far North Queensland.
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Ngarluma [nrl] see all Ngarluma
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Noongar [nys] see all Noongar
Source: RNLD
A list of some mobile apps for Indigenous languages, including Anindilyakwa, Gamilaraay, Iwaidja, Nyoongar, Yawuru, and Yugambeh. Most are basic wordlists.
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Source: South West Aboriginal Land & Sea Council
This site contains a wealth of language and cultural materials and references to Noongar resources. Its language page links to a a wordlist, a full Noongar Dictionary by Rose Whitehurst, and an audio Welcome to Country performance.
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Nyamal [nly] see all Nyamal
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Nyangumarta [nna] see all Nyangumarta
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Nyiyaparli [nad] see all Nyiyaparli
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Pakanh [pkn] see all Pakanh
Source: Philip Hamilton
Pakanh is a Cape York language. Includes multimedia annotations.
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Palawa Kani [xtz] see all Palawa Kani
Source: Andy Baird / Tasmanian Museum and art Gallery
A guide for middle and secondary school students and teachers visiting ningenneh tunapry, the Tasmanian Aboriginal exhibition at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. The document contains some vocabulary and a range of historical and cultural information. [PDF, 20 pages]
See also Dewayne Everettsmith singing a song in palawa kani.
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Pitjantjatjara [pjt] see all Pitjantjatjara
Source: NPY Women
This page hosts a downlodable PDF document called Uti Kulintjaku: A compendium of words for talking about mental health. It includes terms in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra, as well as translations from English into these languages.
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Putijarra [mpj] see all Putijarra
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Sign languages [aus-x-siq] see all Sign languages
Source: Clifton Jungurrayi Bieundurry
In this film, Clifton Jungurrayi Bieundurry, Walmajarri artist from Wangkajungka, shows and explain some handsigns used by his people.
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Source: Batchelor Institute / Jenny Green / Sign language consultants
An online resource for teaching and learning the sign languages used in Indigenous communities in Central Australia. This site contains several hundred video clips of signs. The project was piloted by members of the sign language team from Ti Tree in Central Australia. You need to register (free) to access the sign dictionaries.
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Source: ABC/Willi Lempert
Five women elders from the Kapululangu Women’s Law and Culture Centre explain over 40 hand signs and translate them into Kukatja.
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Sydney language [aus-x-syq] see all Sydney language
Source: Australian National Dictionary Centre
Background information and list of words taken from Australian languages (including the Sydney language, Kamilaroi and others) into English and many other languages.
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Source: City of Ryde
Various historical evidence and perspectives on the life of Woollarawarre Bennelong. This page has a range of words used by the Port Jackson people (called here ‘Eora’, or ‘Darug-Eora’) - some are names of people, others are words from the language(s).
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Source: Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR), SOAS
William Dawes' notebooks of 1790-91 on the Sydney language (also known as Dharuk or Eora). High quality images; new interactive transcription with pop-up notes and concordance. Also includes information on Patyegarang, bibliography and links to other Sydney language resources, teaching programs, and audio in Dharug from Richard Green.
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Thalanyji [dhl] see all Thalanyji
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Tjapukai [dyy] see all Tjapukai
Source: Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park:
A few Tjapukai language activities are linked here - there was more language content on this site in the past, but it is currently being updated.
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Wajarri [wbv] see all Wajarri
Source: Rosalie Jones / ABC
In this film, Rosalie Jones, language consultant, cooks Marlu guga (kangaroo meat) and some Damba (damper), explaining some words of the Wajarri language.
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Source: Leeann Merrit / ABC
In this short video Leeann Merrit teaches body parts in the Wajarri language.
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Wakka Wakka [wkw] see all Wakka Wakka
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Walmajarri [wmt] see all Walmajarri
Source: Clifton Jungurrayi Bieundurry
In this film, Clifton Jungurrayi Bieundurry, Walmajarri artist from Wangkajungka, shows and explain some handsigns used by his people.
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Warlpiri [wbp] see all Warlpiri
Source: Margaret Carew/Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics, Batchelor Institute
A program supporting Central Australian languages through innovative projects such as the Kaytetye Bird App and the Iltyem-iltyem website for teaching and learning Central Australian sign languages, and many more resources for Arrernte, Warlpiri, Alyawarr, Anmatyerr and other languages.
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Source: Batchelor Institute / Jenny Green / Sign language consultants
An online resource for teaching and learning the sign languages used in Indigenous communities in Central Australia. This site contains several hundred video clips of signs. The project was piloted by members of the sign language team from Ti Tree in Central Australia. You need to register (free) to access the sign dictionaries.
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Warnman [wbt] see all Warnman
Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Warrgamay [wgy] see all Warrgamay
Source: Uncle Bill / ABC
A film where Uncle Bill explains why a swimming hole is special for him, his family and his people and teaches Warrgamay language along the way.
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Wemba Wemba [xww] see all Wemba Wemba
Source: Australian National Dictionary Centre/Barry Blake/Luise Hercus
Moomba is the name of a carnival held annually in Melbourne. While its folk etymology is "Let's get together and have fun", in fact 'moom' (mum) in some Victorian Aboriginal languages (such as Wemba Wemba) means 'buttocks' or 'anus', and 'ba' is a suffix meaning 'at' or 'in'.

The link is to the page for M; scroll down to find 'Moomba'.

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Wurundjeri [aus-x-woq] see all Wurundjeri
Source: Beth Gott and the Friends of Herring Island
Discussion of seasons in the Melbourne, with Wurundjeri terms
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Yankunytjatjara [kdd] see all Yankunytjatjara
Source: NPY Women
This page hosts a downlodable PDF document called Uti Kulintjaku: A compendium of words for talking about mental health. It includes terms in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra, as well as translations from English into these languages.
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Yawuru [ywr] see all Yawuru
Source: RNLD
A list of some mobile apps for Indigenous languages, including Anindilyakwa, Gamilaraay, Iwaidja, Nyoongar, Yawuru, and Yugambeh. Most are basic wordlists.
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Yindjibarndi [yij] see all Yindjibarndi
Source: Staff and students of Roebourne Primary School
[No longer available from source but archived at NLA - try this link] Plants used by the community for bush tucker and for bush medicine, with names, pictures, and usage notes.
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Source: Wangka Maya
Comprehensive site based around supporting the languages of the Pilbara area. Has information and resources for 26 Pilbara languages, including overviews and examples, dictionaries, and language teaching materials.
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Source: Staff and students of Roebourne Primary School
[No longer available from source but archived at NLA - try this link] Most of the people in Roebourne are from the Yindjibarndi and Banyjima tribes. These tribes were moved from their traditional lands of Boomagee and Birrdithuulangu, into Roebourne. The Yindjibarndi people call Roebourne Ieramagadu. With sounds.
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Yolngu [aus-x-yoq] see all Yolngu
Source: ARDS
Background information and 900-word dictionary of the Dha?u languages of Yol?u matha -- (Wangurri, G
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Source: ARDS
A dictionary of anatomy (the human body) in Yol?u Matha and English. Has extensive definitions in Yol?u Matha; also contains information on polite word choices.
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Source: ARDS
English wordlist for the Dha?u Dictionary.
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Source: ARDS/Aboriginal Interpreter Service/North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency
A downloadable PDF containing detalled descriptions and translations of legal terms in plain English and in Yol?u Matha.
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Yugambeh [yub] see all Yugambeh
Source: Luistxo Fernandez
Information, including placenames, for the languages: Guugu Yimithirr, Dyirbal, Gooniyandi, Arabana-Wangkangurru, Yagara and Yugambeh.
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Source: Luistxo Fernandez
Information, including placenames, for the languages: Guugu Yimithirr, Dyirbal, Gooniyandi, Arabana-Wangkangurru, Yagara and Yugambeh.
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Source: RNLD
A list of some mobile apps for Indigenous languages, including Anindilyakwa, Gamilaraay, Iwaidja, Nyoongar, Yawuru, and Yugambeh. Most are basic wordlists.
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Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Yugarabul [aus-x-ygq] see all Yugarabul
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Many languages or language not specified
Source: Sue Wesson/VACL
Comprehensive report on Aboriginal names for Victorian plants and animals, researched and extracted from archives and colonial sources. Includes the lists of terms as well as bibliographics and discussion of methodology. See also the VACL host page with further information about the project.
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Source: Harold Koch and Luise Hercus (editors)
Fully downloadable chapters on Indigenous placenames across the whole of Australia, drawing on geography, linguistics, history, and anthropology. Click on "PDF" to reach the download page.
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Source: Australian National Dictionary Centre, ANU
Bibliography on Aboriginal Words in Australian English
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Source: Patrick McConvell/Harold Koch/Laurent Dousset/Jane Simpson/Jeanie Bell/Piers kelly
Kinship charts, terminologies and systems from published and archival sources for over 607 Australian Aboriginal languages [editor’s note: the large number of languages (actually, language names) results from the project’ use of language names and spellings as found in the literature; a given language can have many names or spellings. Most people agree that the number of Australian languages is in the range 250-350].
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Source: Jennifer Runner
Jennifer presents a range of greetings in over 100 Australian languages. The author describes her sources and methods on her FAQ page.
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Source: State Library of NSW
The Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project is making archival collections of the State Library of New South Wales accessible. The site features historic word lists, records and other documents relating to Indigenous languages across Australia. You can search by community name or using a map.
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Source: Mark Rosenfelder
Numbers in languages around the world; includes several Australian languages. Accuracy of words should be rechecked elsewhere.
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Source: Australian National Dictionary Centre (Australian National University)
A wordlist including many Aboriginal words and their meanings, such as boomerang.
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