Ngiyampaa Wordworld: Thipingku Yuwi, Maka Ngiya; Names of Birds and Other Words

Ngiyampaa Wordworld book cover

Tasmin Donaldson

Edition: 
Second edition
Pages: 
136
Category: 
Linguistics & Languages
Product type: 
Book
Book format: 
Paperback
PDF
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Studies Press
Dimensions: 
240x170mm
ISBN: 
9781925302196
Available: 
No
Availability details: 
AVAILABLE SOON
Price: 
$34.95 RRP incl. GST

The Wangaaypuwan dialect of Ngiyampaa is the language of the Pilaarrkiyalu, Nhiilyikiyalu and Karulkiyalu people that come from the dry, riverless country of Western NSW. Some people still live in and around the ngurrampaa ‘homelands’ but many now live in larger towns and cities around NSW and other states and territories.

Ngiyampaa Wordworld: Thipingku Yuwi, Maka Ngiya; Names of Birds and Other Words includes stories, example sentences and songs. The second half of the dictionary is dedicated to bird names (and other words). The dictionary includes an English to Ngiyampaa finderlist, which is also useful for looking up words in Ngiyampaa.

Ngiyampaa Wordworld is part of the AIATSIS Indigenous Language Preservation: Dictionaries Project.

Last reviewed: 21 May 2020