Gayarragi, winangali, a new language resource – David Nathan

from David Nathan,
HRELP, Endangered Languages Archive, SOAS
Gayarragi, winangali, a new Gamilaraay/Yuwaalaraay language resource, is now available. Click on the picture to download.

Download Gayarragi, winangali

Gayarragi, winangali is an interactive multimedia resource for the Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay languages of northern New South Wales, Australia. It is aimed at language learners at all levels, and anyone interested in these languages. It contains extensive language material, including audio. The main features are:

  • a searchable Gamilaraay/Yuwaalaraay Dictionary with over 2,600 entries, all including audio
  • 957 spoken sentences from traditional speakers, all transcribed, and hyperlinked to the dictionary
  • 30 songs and 14 stories, all transcribed, and hyperlinked to the dictionary
  • games, including crosswords and memory/matching games
  • other language resources as pdf and text files

Gayarragi, winangali was compiled by John Giacon and David Nathan. It was launched on Monday 23 March by Professor Larissa Behrendt, to an enthusiastic audience of nearly 80 people, including many Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay people, at the Koori Centre, University of Sydney. It was produced as a CD-ROM but is also available by download (about 200MB, Win XP/Vista). It is free for individuals and Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay organisations. Go to
and follow the link, or directly to the Gayarragi, winangali page at

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