English
Yankunytjatjara
  • Body Parts
  • head
    kata
    stomach
    tjuni
    hand
    mara
    mouth
    tjaa
    nose
    mulya
    eye
    kuru
    arm
    mina
    Aboriginal person
    anangu
    foot
    tjina
    hair of head
    mangka
    tooth, teeth
    katiti
    ear
    pina
  • Greetings and Questions
  • Hey, hi!
    Wai!
    Are you well?
    Palya?
    Yes, I’m well.
    Uwa, ngayulu palya.
    I’m sick.
    Ngayulu pikatjara
    I'm tired.
    Ngayulu paku.
    Who are you?
    Wara anpa?
    I'm Karina.
    Ngayulu Karinanya
    Where are you from?
    Intyara-nganha anpa?
    I'm from here!
    Ngayulu ngura nyanganguru!
    What language is that?
    Wangka nyaa palatja?
    Yankunytjatjara language
    Wangka Yankunytjatjara
  • Leave Takings
  • I'm going.
    Yananyina
    I'll see you soon!
    Ngayulu ngula nyakuku!
    I'll see you in the morning!
    Mungawinkina nyakuku
    I’m going home.
    Ngurakutuna yananyi.
  • Handy Phrases
  • Where to?
    Yaaltjikutu?
    What's that?
    Nyaa nyangatja?
    What would you like?
    Nyaa nyuntu mukuringanyi?
    Who's that?
    Ngananya nyangatja?