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=== Learn to greet people ===
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=== Greet people ===
   
 
[[File:Sg-ngudda-kamak.mp3|thumb|right|Ngudda kamak?]]
 
[[File:Sg-ngudda-kamak.mp3|thumb|right|Ngudda kamak?]]
 
* Ngudda kamak ''how are you? (you good?)''
 
* Ngudda kamak ''how are you? (you good?)''
* Kamak ''good''
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* Yoh, kamak ''yes, good''
   
 
=== Add Kunwok nouns to your English ===
 
=== Add Kunwok nouns to your English ===

Latest revision as of 22:25, 27 April 2021

Greet people

Ngudda kamak?
  • Ngudda kamak how are you? (you good?)
  • Yoh, kamak yes, good

Add Kunwok nouns to your English

It is fine to pepper your English speech with Kunwok words. Ask a local to help you pronounce these words.

  1. manme food
  2. bininj man, men, person, people
  3. daluk woman, women
  4. duruk dog, dogs
  5. kunwardde money
  6. mudika truck, car
  7. wurdurd child, children
  8. kukku water
  9. bim paintings
  10. mayh animals

Things to try talking about

For a glimpse of Bininj cosmology, ask an older person to tell you about these words:

  • djang
  • mayali
  • djamun
  • korroko, daborrabolk, nayungki
  • duwa, yirridjdja
  • kunred, kunmokurrkurr
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