Walal Barpuru Bathan Maypal Gurthalil

Yesterday They Cooked Shellfish in the Fire

Yolŋu walal barpuru marrtji raŋilil maypalwu.
Yesterday a group people went to the beach for shellfish.

Marrtji walal barpuru ga, bala walal nhina raŋiŋur.
They walked and then they sat on the beach.

Buma walal barpuru gurtha, bala walal marrtjin maypallil.
They collected firewood, then they went off for shellfish.

Buma walal marrtji barpuru, ga dharrwan walal maypal gäma gurthalil.
They were hunting and they brought lots of shellfish to the firewood.

Djäma walal gurtha bala walal barpuru bathan maypal gurthaŋur.
They made the fire and then they cooked the shellfish in the fire.

Galkun walal barpuru ga maypalwu bala walal nyaŋ'thun.
They waited until the shellfish was cooked. Then they ate it.

Bala walal barpuru marrtji wäŋalil.
Then they went home.

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