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Fishing | Pulling, Barramundi, Quickly, Ldquothe, Gangan, Fishing, Ngarinyman, Pull | FATSILC, Fed. Aboriginal Torres Strait Island Languages and Culture
 
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Ngarinyman

“Yarr gangan, ganbarni yanda
rarraj, yinarrwa-rlu! Yarr
gangan, ganbarni!”

Yinarrwa ngamanyan manan
Nanagu-rlu.

“The barramundi is pulling, run
quickly!

It is pulling, hurry!”
Nanagu is getting a big
barramundi.

Jaminjung

“Yirr ganantha nunggu
guwamba-ni.
Gabardag yugung bagangu, yirr
bangu!”

Burduj ganantham yina-ngunyi.

“The barramundi is pulling Run
quickly and pull it out!”
She is bringing it out of the
water.

Wuyurrun.garra garrany Nangala
Eileen Roberts is fishing. (Ngarinyman)
Photograph and story by Colleen McQuay