October 23, 2005

bedrum bla main



dijan foto im shoim yu wotkain main rum. ai bin teigim det foto wen ai bin jidan la main sweg. yu gin luk main telibijin en postamob en futon main du. trai luk det neks foto du, im shoim yu main rum burrum nathasaid.

bedrum bla main


sambala bin wandi sabi wotkain main kemp iya la Ropa. Wal, tudei ai bin klinap en tjenjim main rum. En ai bin teigim foto so yumob gin luk du. en dijan foto, im bla sopi du, so sopi garra luk thet futon wen im foldidapwan.

That's my futon newly folded into a couch and next to it is my swag which i sleep on. i have been sleeping on the futon laid out as a bed, but i find my swag more comfy.

October 11, 2005

ebribodi bin wek gudwei tudei

ebribodi bin make me proud tudei. ebribodi bin dum rili gud job tudei.

laik, main barn-ga R, im onli yanggel, bat imin yusimbat kompyuta tudei en imin lisin langa wan olgomen talking garra Rembarrnga la thet kompyuta. Ai bin dalim im ba trai raitimdan thet langgwij, en imin dum... onli slobala dumaji imin had job bla im, bat ai bin hepi bla tharran.

en aftathet, mela bin dum skul program, bat mela bin dum nyuwei tudei... tudei bin onli blanga ola big children. ola boys first, then ola gel bin kaman. en imin rait... thei bin ol jidan en lisin gudwei, nomo ranaroun ebrijeya like usual.

yuwai, imin gud dei tudei.

October 10, 2005

mo lilwan stori

wal, mi bek iya la language centre. tudei, mela bin finijim tu mo lilwan stori blanga skul tumorra. det festwan, im bla Ngandi. Main anggurl E bin dum. Im gu:

'Wugu mirri nurudhung?'
'Ngarudhungi natjuh."
"Juyh. Nurudhung."

Im gudwan, especially because Ngandi im brabli endangered language bobala.

Det najawan im blanga Marranbala. Main baba G bin dum garrim im deda, ol Ngamayang (danja im Marra skin).

Marranbala tok:

"Nanguni gana ni-jurra-yurra?"
"Ginya wayburri nga-jurra-yurra."
"Yo. Guda mingi."

kila ngabi?

Onli Nunggubuyu mob garra dum na. Melabat garra dum dislot lilwan stori la skul tumorra, bla meigim ola students jandap en toktok gija. Maitbi gudwan! I'll let you know. :-)

October 04, 2005

didei

Didei ai bin jidan garrim main maari T, main wawa A en main mami R en ai bin tok la alabat blanga this skul program. Mela bin prektis wanbala activity blanga lenim ola kid bla tok 'wanim yu skin?', 'main skin im ______', lakijat. Aftathet, mela bin raitimdan lilwan roleplay, blanga ola secondary students. Im onli isiwan bat im gudwan. Mela bin pudum la Rembarrnga en la Waagilak. Iya thet Rembarrnga wan:

"Yeneh-gah nginy-rongara?"
"Nga-rongara gutta."
"Mah. Nginy-rongara."

En burrum Waagilak:

"Nika-wala nhii waani ya?"
"Ngumbala rra waani."
"Waani nhu nhii."

Ai bin kopi thet lil stori burrum Alawa. Alawirryunu yil-mumban:

"Galagala yarla?"
"Galunyindi."
"Murru winya."

Gudwan, ngabi?

En burrum Ingglis, thet stori im gu:

"Where are you going?"
"I'm going that way"
"Alright, keep going."

Ii, manymak. :-)