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Ngarinyman to English Dictionary

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Summary

Ngarinyman is an Aboriginal language of the northern Victoria River District in the Northern Territory (Australia). Many Ngarinyman people live in Yarralin, Bulla Camp, Amanbidji​ (Kildurk) and around Timber Creek.

The Ngarinyman to English Dictionary contains Ngarinyman words with English translations, illustrations and detailed encyclopaedic information about plants, animals and cultural practices.

Also included is a guide to Ngarinyman grammar and an English index.

This volume is ideal for both beginners and advanced speakers of Ngarinyman, for translators and interpreters, and for anyone interested in learning more about Ngarinyman language and culture.

The Ngarinyman to English Dictionary is a part of the AIATSIS​ Indigenous Language Preservation: Dictionaries Project. This project is a response to the alarming rates of language loss in Australia, and aims to support the publication of Aboriginal languages dictionaries.

Available at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2019, Ngarinyman to English Dictionary, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/books/ngarinyman-to-english-dictionary>, retrieved 14 November 2019

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