XM417 Notes on Ikulla tribe

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15 Ikulla tribe Gesture Brother + Sister (younger) (elder)

Bury (to)

Camp

Chief, Headman (mobungbai)

Rug, blanket

Cold

Coitus

Coming (I am)

Companion, mate

Crazy, demented

Crow

Cut (to)

Dance (to)

Danger

Daughter

Dead, death

Deity, god, great spirit

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16 Disgust, contempt

Distance, far off

Dog

Drink, drinking

Dream

Earth, ground, land

East, west, North, South Point in the direction making a motion from above their head downwards; hand wide open fingers close together position of hand - palm towards horizon W.M Eat, eating

Enemy

Enough

Fear

Fight, fighting

Fire, burning

Fish

Fool, foolish

Friend

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17 Ghost, spirit of dead man

Glad, content

Good

Grief, sorrow [??] and chant incantations sometimes all the night through till they drop [??] from exhaustion Hair

He, another

Here, at this place

Hot

Husband

Ill, sick

In, within

Kill (to)

Lie - falsehood

Lie down

Light, day light

Love or affection

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Eucla Western Australia Native vocabulary Kangaroo madūrū A baby walbū opossum bilda a white man beyi mūndūlū Tame dog dūdū ngardanyou children wanderong Wild dog Do iKangore Head balga Emu galaya Eye wardū Duck jida Ear gūlaya Pelican adjena month danga white cockatoo (pink crest) Kakalū Teeth gardiddi Crow wongala Hair of head balga ngūmūl Egg nyaū Beard ngalana ngūmūl Track of foot Balgatta or jenna nganong Thunder būla miran Fish moody Grass yūlga House fly mūrūmūrū Tongue dalling Snake (carpet) būla Stomach weela The blacks meening Breasts būlbūl one black fellow meening Kayūnū milk Kūndū bilgan a black woman weea leg Kanda Nose mūla Foot jinna Hand mana Bone Kambo white sea gull yaū blood yalgū march fly Kūnji skin narra 1 Kayūnū Fat widdija 2 Kūdal Bowels yelliliman 3 Yalgatta Dung Kūrrain 4 or many Bardū spear gaiji Father [?nanmatū?] Throwing stock Kūndi mother yakalū Son jindū Sister elder Walyarū [?mūwagadja?] widow yagin Sister Younger Walyarū ngūladja Stone wallamunnuing Brother elder [?Bodalū?] [?mūndjadji?] Light yanū Do younger [??] [??] Dark ngūlū young man melning warngū cut [?yelgan?] an old man [?meenong chira?] [??] gūrnan an old woman [?wa ??] Today [??] Night [??]

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Fire Kalla Dead ngalba water walbi By + by būdda smoke būmadan come on youlo nganyarri Ground youla Eagle hawk walya Wind magūrū Wild turkey edillija Rain gabbi wannin Wife tūgabū soil būrga armpit [?w?gūn?] Sand Hill wanda jiring arm Kana wood warda Thumb yalba stone būndong Fingers mana bindi Camp wamma ngūndan Toes jinna bindi yes ngaia Heary wirūn no mŭcka upper lip mūni me nganna lower Do imy you mūndū chin Kandan Bark bini open your mouth dangan Good yaddū Eye brows ngambin Bad būka neck dangin Sweet nūmbūr būdon chest mūndū Food nglgūn cheek ngūdū Hungry būbara Buttocks Kūrda Thirsty wila Kŭmbŭn Knee dadda To eat ngamine Shins jida To sleep Kŭbala ancle [sic] walba To drink ngowannin Skul [sic] mūbū To walk ngarin wrist mūkūi To see maila Elbow Kūkaya To sit yinnan shoulder mendū yesterday būkūlū mallee scrub dilla Today birbūdū silver wattle yallū Tomorrow minya ka salt bush jindaiji where are the blacks [??] [??] Beech tree [??] [??] I don't know [remainder of page too faint to read]

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