Rrupiya Djäma

Making Money

Ŋarra djäl mäŋguw mirithirr. Dharrwa yolŋu djäl muka?
I Like mangos very much. But lots of people like mangos too.

Wiripuny ŋarra ŋuli gulkthun mäŋgu ...
Sometimes I pick lots of mangos ...

... bala rulaŋthuna boklil yurr bätjikuḻlil.
... and put them in a big box on my bike.

Ŋarra ŋuli gäma Friday-nydja milmitjpany mäŋguny mägitlil dhiyal Galiwin’ku.
I take them to Friday afternoon market in Galiwin’ku.

Dharrwa yolŋu'-yulŋu ŋuli marrtji märranharaw girriw’.
Lots of people go to market to buy things.

Ga dharrway yolŋu'-yulŋuy ŋuli märram ŋatha.
And lots and lots of people like to buy food.

Ŋarra dhu djalim mäŋgu ŋunhi ŋarra gulkthurr 50 cents-mirr mala.
I’m selling all of the mangos that I picked for 50 cents each.

Ŋarra ga djalim dharrwa mäŋgu Yolŋuwal ga balandawal mala.
I’m selling lots of mangos to Yolŋu and balanda.

Ga märamany ŋarra dharrwan rrupiyany.
And making lots and lots of money.

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