Detuŋ

Buffalo

Barpuru Ŋathi marrtji ḏiltjilil mutikay maṉḏa Yäna.   Yesterday Grandfather went to the bush by motor vehicle with Yäna.

Bala maṉḏa nhäma detuŋ ŋayi ga dhärra dharpaŋur.   They saw a buffalo standing by a tree.

Ŋayi Ŋathi marrtji weṯiw' ga Yäna ga ŋorra.   Grandfather went hunting for a wallaby and Yäna was lying down.

Bala Ŋathiy nhäma detuŋ ŋayi ga dhärra.   Then Grandfather saw the buffalo standing (near where Yäna was.)

Yänawal. Bala ŋayi Ŋathiy märriyaŋnha märram bala nhaltjan ŋayi Ŋathiy?   Then Grandfather picked up his gun and what did he do?

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