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2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages: Word of the Week – Week Thirty-One.

As part of State Library’s commitment to the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, we will be promoting a ‘word of the week’ from one of the 125+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and dialects from across Queensland. This week’s word is wawurra-darra [pronounced wah-woo-rrah – dah-rra with rolled ‘r’], from the Waanyi language … Read more

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages: Word of the Week – Week Thirty.

As part of State Library’s commitment to the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, we will be promoting a ‘word of the week’ from one of the 125+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and dialects from across Queensland. This week’s word is djali [pronounced jah-lee], from the Giabal language of the Darling Downs, particularly … Read more

2019 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES ‘WORD OF THE WEEK’: WEEK TWENTY-NINE.

As part of State Library’s commitment to the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, we will be promoting a ‘word of the week’ from one of the 125+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and dialects from across Queensland. This week’s word is kamula [pronounced cam-oo-la] from the Pitta Pitta language of the Boulia region. … Read more

2019 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES ‘WORD OF THE WEEK’: WEEK TWENTY-EIGHT.

As part of State Library’s commitment to the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, we will be promoting a ‘word of the week’ from one of the 125+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and dialects from across Queensland. State Library’s ‘word of the week’ for Week Twenty-Eight is gijar [pronounced gee-jar], from the Yidinji … Read more

2019 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES ‘WORD OF THE WEEK’: WEEK TWENTY-SEVEN.

As part of State Library’s commitment to the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, we will be promoting a ‘word of the week’ from one of the 125+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and dialects from across Queensland. State Library’s ‘word of the week’ for Week Twenty-Seven is gunbu [pronounced gun-boo], from the KuKu … Read more