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== Welcome to {{SITENAME}}! ==
 
This site hosts materials to support learning of the Bininj Kunwok language of Kakadu and West Arnhem, Australia.
 
It has been created by learners for learners.
 
We focus on Kunwinjku, the main dialect, spoken in Gunbalanya.
 
  
[[File:Bininj-kunwok-map.png|360px|right|Kakadu and West Arnhem Language Map, featuring the six dialects of Bininj Kunwok (purple)]]
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<seo title="Karriwokdi Kunwok!" metakeywords="kunwok,kunwinjku,kuninjku,kune,gundjeihmi,kundjeyhmi,kundedjnjenghmi" metadescription="Learn Kunwok" google-site-verification="nNwIPHytLPqvTGRbpjs8ihY08ThtzgvOIB_L4si3nUI" />
  
=== Learning ===
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<span style="font-size:160%">'''Karriwokdi Kunwok!'''</span>
  
* [[Getting Started]]
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''Let's speak Kunwok!''
* [[Lessons]]
 
* [[Podcasts]]
 
* [[Pronunciation Drills]]
 
* [[Phrases]]
 
* [[Learning the Pronominal Prefixes]]
 
* [[Skin Names]]
 
* [[Kinship Diagram]]
 
* [[How to learn]]
 
  
=== Reference ===
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This site contains free materials for learning to speak Kunwinjku, the main dialect of Kunwok that is spoken in Gunbalanya.
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Closely related dialects are spoken in Jabiru and Maningrida, and further south in Bulman and Pine Creek.
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These materials have been created by learners for learners, especially for anyone who comes into regular contact with Bininj, the speakers of Kunwok.
  
* [[Pronunciation Guide]]
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[[File:Bininj-kunwok-map.png|360px|right|Kakadu and West Arnhem Language Map, featuring the six dialects of Kunwok (purple)]]
* [[Nouns]]
 
* [[Incorporable Nouns]]
 
* [[Adjectives]]
 
* [[Pronominal Prefixes]]
 
* [[Table of Verbs]]
 
* [[Verb Conjugations]]
 
* [[Negation]]
 
* [[Noun-Verb Constructions]]
 
* [[Pairs of Transitive and Intransitive Verbs]]
 
* [[Resources]]
 
  
=== Contribute ===
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* [[Getting Started]] - things to try on your first day
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* [[Course]] - Immersion Course
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* [[Podcasts]] - Learn on the go
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* [[Pronunciation Drills]] - Methodically learn the sounds
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* [https://goo.gl/eq9YuF Kinship Workbook] - Worksheets for learning kinship in West Arnhem
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* [[Pronominal Prefixes]] - Tackling the first grammatical challenge
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* [[Tips]] - Learning when you're surrounded by the language
  
To post comments on these wiki pages, please sign up for an account using the link at the top right.
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'''Vocabulary''': [[Nouns]] | [[Verbs]] | [[Adjectives]] | [[Pronominal Prefixes]] | [[Loanwords]]
If you would like to contribute to this site please email [mailto:steven.bird@cdu.edu.au Steven Bird].
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'''Reference''': [[Phrasebook]] | [[Skin Names]] | [[Kinship]] | [[Pronunciation]] | [[Resources]]
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'''Grammar''': [[Conjugations]] | [[Noun Incorporation]] | [[Negation]] | [[Constructions]] | [[Transitivity]]
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'''Contribute''': To post comments on these wiki pages, please sign up for an account using the link at the top right.
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To contribute to this site please email [mailto:steven.bird@cdu.edu.au Steven Bird].
  
 
=== Credits ===
 
=== Credits ===
  
 
* The head image is from a painting by Gavin Namarnyilk, used with permission.
 
* The head image is from a painting by Gavin Namarnyilk, used with permission.
* The materials on this site have been compiled by Steven Bird and Alexandra Marley.
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* This work has been supported by Charles Darwin University, Warddeken Land Management, the Australian Research Council, and the Department of Communication and the Arts
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* The materials on this site have been compiled by Bangardi Steven Bird with contributions from Ngalkodjok Alexandra Marley and Bulanj Dean Yibarbuk.

Revision as of 06:29, 4 September 2019


Karriwokdi Kunwok!

Let's speak Kunwok!

This site contains free materials for learning to speak Kunwinjku, the main dialect of Kunwok that is spoken in Gunbalanya. Closely related dialects are spoken in Jabiru and Maningrida, and further south in Bulman and Pine Creek. These materials have been created by learners for learners, especially for anyone who comes into regular contact with Bininj, the speakers of Kunwok.

Kakadu and West Arnhem Language Map, featuring the six dialects of Kunwok (purple)

Vocabulary: Nouns | Verbs | Adjectives | Pronominal Prefixes | Loanwords

Reference: Phrasebook | Skin Names | Kinship | Pronunciation | Resources

Grammar: Conjugations | Noun Incorporation | Negation | Constructions | Transitivity

Contribute: To post comments on these wiki pages, please sign up for an account using the link at the top right. To contribute to this site please email Steven Bird.

Credits

  • The head image is from a painting by Gavin Namarnyilk, used with permission.
  • This work has been supported by Charles Darwin University, Warddeken Land Management, the Australian Research Council, and the Department of Communication and the Arts
  • The materials on this site have been compiled by Bangardi Steven Bird with contributions from Ngalkodjok Alexandra Marley and Bulanj Dean Yibarbuk.