Limurruŋ Wuŋgan Mala

Our Dogs

Yaka manbuḻmaraŋ ŋayathul nhuŋu waṯuw.
Dont squeeze your dog.

Djirripuŋ nhuŋuwuy wuŋgannha gaŋga.
Pat your dog gently.

Ŋäṉḏi'mirriŋuny ga yothuny wuŋgannha ganarrthul.
Leave mothers and pups alone.

Gurrupul walalaŋ dhaḻakarr buḻ'yunaraw.
Give them space to play.

Yaka rirri'rirri buḻ'yurr nhokal wuŋgangal.
Don't play-fight with your dog.

Buḻ'yurr mäṉḏi rrambaŋi butpuḻ'yu.
Play with a ball together instead.

Yaka warku'yurr ga wirriw'yurr wuŋgannha.
Dont tease and throw things at dogs.

Walal limurruŋ ḻundu.
They are our friends.

Yaka dhurrparaŋ marrtji ḻiw'maraŋ.
Don't step over them. You can go around.

Gawaw'yurr yolŋuw ŋayi dhu märram wuŋgannha dhukarr-yarrkmaram ŋarraku marrtjinyaraw.
Call out to someone to get the dog and to clear a path for you.

Yaka warku'yurr wuŋgannha ŋunhi walal dhu ga ŋatha ḻuka.
Dont tease them when they are eating.

Ganarrthul walalany ŋunhi walal dhu ga ŋatha ḻuka.
Leave them alone when they are eating.

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