Bluetongue Lizard - Wikipedia

Bluetongue Lizard is an old man in Australian Aboriginal mythology. He is a trickster and a powerful sorcerer, as well.The myth involving him is the wellspring of the Warlpiri fire ceremonies. He is often regarded as a deity, but this notion is not exactly true.…

Noongar Word List Kaartdijin Noongar

Kaartdijin in Noongar means 'knowledge'. Noongar people have lived in the south-west of Western Australia for more than 45,000 years. The aim of the Kaartdijin website is to share the richness of our knowledge, culture and history in order to strengthen our community and promote wider understanding.…

27 Aboriginal Words and Phrases that All Australians ...

Nov 25, 2019 · For instance Kangaroo is not a universal word used by all Aboriginal language groups. Can you think of any other Aboriginal words that people might not realise are Aboriginal? Let us know in the comments below. Don’t forget to check out our other post on Aboriginal words: 26 Aboriginal words and phrases that all Australian’s should know.…

Aboriginal Words in Australian English

Many people believe that the word didgeridoo is actually an Aboriginal word when in fact the word is a made up word that loosely describes the sound that comes out of the oldest wind instrument on the planet. Yowie: Is one of many words to describe a much feared super-natural being. Other names include hairy man and bungaree.…

Australian Aboriginal words

Australian Aboriginal words and their meanings. From the Aboriginal word "Oorin" meaning "Belt of manhood" in which a stone axe was carried on hunting expeditions, and "Oorinbah" which is the bora ring or ceremonial ground in which the initiation ceremony of conferring the 'belt of manhood' was carried out.…

Ngarigo and Ngunnawal word lists – Pλόsm

I was having trouble finding a Ngarigo word list on the internet so have transcribed the one out of “Victorian Languages a Late Survey”* by LA Hercus, and put it beside the Ngunnawal word list that is in RH Mathews’ work The Wiradyuri and Other Languages of New South Wales for purposes of comparison. The languages are usually said to be ...…