There has been a request for a word for ‘Easter’; It would be gaba to say, in GY: ??? gayaa rather than English ‘Happy Easter’. Some possibilities: Below are three possible words, followed by a longer discussion about the process for developing each of them. Yiidja, from English ‘Easter’ Nganbirraa from nganbirr-aa ; – ‘going-across … More Garay/Gaay ‘Easter-gu’ GYdha. A GY word for ‘Easter’.
Winanga-Li Gunnedah have been working on Gamilaraay language with their children for some time. One project that came out of that was to get names for letters – so that we can talk about them in Gamilaraay. At the moment we need to use English names for the letters ‘ay, bee, see, .. haitch,…double-yu, etc. … More Yayaa – Calendar
New words 2017-11-16 What is ‘Christmas’ (and ‘gift’) in GY We are looking for words for ‘Christmas’, ‘gift/present’, and for other things people want to say at this time of the year. Some would like send Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Christmas greetings and cards. Below some discussion and possibilities. It would be great if … More Minya ‘Christmas’ Gamilaraaydha, Yuwaalaraaya?