Gayarragi, Winangali is an interactive multimedia resource for Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay, languages of northern New South Wales, Australia (see pop-up maps). Gayarragi, Winangali was originally produced as a CD-ROM but is also available as a downloadable app (about 190MB, for Windows and MacOS).
Gayarragi, Winangali is a resource for language learners at all levels, and for anyone interested in the Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay languages. It contains extensive language resources, including audio:
- a searchable Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Dictionary with over 2,600 entries, all including audio
- 957 spoken sentences from traditional speakers, all transcribed, and hyperlinked to the dictionary
- 30 songs and 14 stories, all transcribed, and hyperlinked to the dictionary
- games, including crosswords and memory/matching games
- other language resources as pdf and text files
Gayarragi, Winangali is free for use by individuals and Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay organisations. Institutions such as schools, libraries or universities are welcome to try out Gayarragi, Winangali for free; for
use in a teaching program, or to make it available for public acccess, a payment of $100 (A$) is required. This will be used to assist in further resource development. We will contact you based on the information you provide when you register and download. Alternatively,
contact John Giacon directly to arrange payment or request an invoice.
For any enquiries, email John Giacon or David Nathan.
Gayarragi, winangali version 2 was launched at the Wollotuka Institute, University of Newcastle on Tuesday 9th December 2014.
The original version was launched on Monday 23 March 2009 by Professor Larissa Behrendt, to an enthusiastic audience of nearly 80 people, including many Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay people, at the Koori Centre, University of Sydney. See the launch photos
See also www.yuwaalaraay.org for more information about the Yuwaalaraay and Gamilaraay languages.
© 2009, 2014 Catholic Schools Office, Armidale, NSW 2350