Dhatam' ga Nhawi Marrtjin Marrtjin Raŋilil

Dhatam' and Nhawi went to the Beach

Dhuwal Dhatam'.
This is Dhatam'.

Dhuwal nhaŋu waṯu', ŋayi yäkuny Nhawi.
This is her dog. His name is Nhawi.

Dhatam' ga Nhawi marrtjin raŋilil.
Dhatam and Nhawi went to the beach.

Maṉḏa nhäŋal merriya'.
They saw a crab.

“Gur! Gur!” Bitjarr Dhatam'.
"Skitch! Skitch!" hissed Dhatam'.

Nhawiyu ḏarrkthurr merriya'nhany.
Nhawi bit the crab.

Merriyay' ḏarrkthurra Nhawinha.
The crab bit Nhawi.

“Nyärk! Nyärk!” Bitjarr waŋan Nhawi.
"Oww! Oww!" yelped Nhawi.

Dhatam'tja gitkitthurra.
Dhatam' burst out laughing.

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