DHARUG DALANG

Darug Language

Imagine a time when the Aboriginal language Dharug was the official language spoken in the Sydney area. During this audio clip, reflect on how the language was considered almost 'lost', but (and) discover how Richard Green and others are piecing the Dharug language back together.

Find out about how it is being taught at Chifley College in western Sydney. What impact is the revival of this aboriginal language having on students and the wider community?

Visit http://www.abc.net.au/rn/legacy/features/holdingourtongues

for more information.

DARUG DALANG

WARAMI – Hello good to see you

WARAMI N’ ALLOWAH MITTIGAR – Hello, come in and sit down friend

MANA ALLOWAH – Get together

MURU MITTIGAR – Pathway to friends

DEERUBBIN – Hawkesbury River

YENAMALA  BUDYARI GAMADA – Lets walk with good spirit

WARAMI WELLAMABAMI – Hello good to see you, where ever you have been.

WALI – Brush Tailed Possum

DUBING – Mozzies

WIRRIGA – Goanna

KARUK – Magpie

KULA – Koala

KUNG-GUNG – Frog

BURRU – Grey Kangaroo

JIRRABITY – Black Snake

WUMAR – Spear Thrower

YANU – Good bye

MUDYIN - Relatives

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DHARUG NGURRA ABORIGINAL CORPORATION

ICN # 2734

71 Seven Hills Rd South
SEVEN HILLS NSW 2147

Postal Address

PO Box 441 BLACKTOWN NSW 2148

Phone: 02 9622 4081