Terry, Michael. Notebook 2. South Australian Museum archives.
(Probably from Terry Expedition 18 June - 29 November 1928)
Vocabulary keyboarded by David Nash, 29/12/1997, and comments added in square brackets. Modern Warlpiri spellings and meanings are added in columns 3 and 4.
1.             2.             3.             4.
               Walmulla       Warlpiri       meaning

Water          Knabba         NGAPA          water
Wood           Warloo         WARLU          fire, firewood
Head           Jurru          JURRU          head, head hair
Fire           Warloo         WARLU          fire, firewood
Flour          no word
Tobacco        Tanjun         JANYUNGU       tobacco
Beef    little rat Knaie [?] [NGAYA          cat (feral)]
Woman          Karnda         KARNTA         woman
Boy            Abarrad        YAPARRANJI     boy
Turkey         Wadilga        WARDILYKA      bush turkey
Didfinide [?]  not known     [KURARRA        Acacia tetragonophylla (dead finish)]
Axe            Lagurru        LAKURRU        axe
White man      Cardibah       KARDIYA        white person
Sun            Moongah        MUNGA          dark, night
Tree           Wadyah         WATIYA         tree, stick
Moon           Curungi        [KIRNTANGI ?]
Emu            Yangirrilla    YANKIRRI       emu
Yes            Yu             YUU, YUWAYI    yes
Spinifex       Marna          MARNA          spinifex, grass
Creek          Oobaiya        WURLPAYI       creek
Rockhole       Wanirri        WARNIRRI       rockhole
Well           Moolja         MULJU          soakage
Water dry      Lowah          LAWA           nothing
Water plenty   Dabyah         JAPIYA         important; spring

Jacky gave the above his tribal name Jabadah
Panunga his totem

[Four?] totem groups in Arunta tribe are

1 COOMARRA
2 PULTARRA
3 APANUNGA
4 PAROOLA

In Walmulla they are

1 Tchaccamarra   JAKAMARRA     (these are the male
2 Dabble jerri   JAPALJARRI     forms of four
3 Jappanunga     JAPANANGKA     of the eight
4 Chuburoola     JUPURRURLA     subsection terms)

[also inserted, and crossed out:]
Tchunghorri    JUNGARRAYI
(Possibly the earliest record of Warlpiri vocabulary.)

Compiled by David Nash

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