Last changed 16 January 2001

Tindale 'Mirning' vocabularies 83, 101

Tindale vocabularies 83, 101
  83=101
  Mirning
  83: Jirkla mining
101: Nullarbor, SA
6 June 1939
camp wamu
fire kala
water walbi
man mining
mining
woman jaka
jaka
sun tjindu
moon jagin
jakin
star biljol
hair ngum:al
hand mara
eye wadu
nose mul:a
mulja
ear kuleia
kule:r
foot tjina
neck balga
forehead nurugu
nurgu
mouth tanggan
teeth kadidi
tongue talanj
talaing
lip muni
jaw ngaljangali
chin kandan
eyebrow wadunjinbin
blood jalgu
kidney kapiai
back kambu
belly wila
breast mundu
ngokaia
emu kaleja
kangaroo madharu
wallaby wilbu
dog dhudhu
turdu
dingo turdu (yi:kanu)
porcupine tjilkamarta (none here)
(native carrot??) [wadha (stick)]
wombat wogea
opossum bilta
pilda
native cat kenika
bandicoot bira
eaglehawk waldja
waltja
crow wangala
cockatoo wh. kakalju
cockatoo bl.  
scrub turkey 'mallee hen' kalbring
plains turkey (bustard) idli:dja
egg ngau
carpet snake bul:a
goanna, black kailga
black duck  
sky juaka
rain wira
spear kalji
tandaruing
boomerang ka:li
katji
shield  
spearthrower miru held between index & middle
tomahawk "none in this country"
knife karangu - put it on womera comes from cliffs at Eucla
club  
stone punda:ngu
ground jurla
wind maguru
smoke puja
one kaijunu
two kudjar
three jalkata
four padudara
N kajala
S koreila
E kakara
W ka:lda
come here julungari = nga´nari
go away tjado:nari
walk  
run  
no ? wandanangu
yes ? julunganang (come back)
salt water  
meat  
native pitch kada - from sandal wood oozes out on hot days
string [sinews] bidi
grass baskets never made
circumcision panda
´kul:u
subincision ngangkuro
penis panda
testes kalu
vulva bimbu
anus kuna
faeces kuna
pilki
urine ngunji
totem  
coitus [moiai near P.th]
skin rug not used we only have skins when we eat kangaroo
red ochre mardaruba - comes from Ooldea(?) side by trade
charcoal [[entry opposite has arrow up to ‘red ochre’]]
pipe clay mudra´ba (everywhere present)

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