Babel

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11: 1-9)

Enindhilyagwa

Alingajirrirra-langwa alikira Babulena-manja

  1. Biya adinuba-wiye-ka wurruwurrakakina warnumamalya wurribina nuw-ambilyu-murrumurra akini-yada nuw-ambilyumurra engka-manja iya engka-manja angalya, umba awilyaba-me-ka ngawa ayakwa ne-yengbeyinuma wurrakina.
  2. Umba alyengmilyengma-langwa ngawa nuw-ambilyumurra. Biya kembirra arakba na-marrawarnuma nawurraki-likenuma wurrakina. Biya arakba narruwurrak-akburrangarna angakbilyuwalya angalya emikirra Babuleniya. Biya yakwujina arakba kembirra nawurrak-ambilyuma wurrakina-da.
  3. Biya arakba kembirra wurruwurrakakina warnumamalya na-lyelyimbukweyinuma warniki-ngekburaki-yade-ka alikira. Ne-yama, “Ngarri-ngekburakina alikira amilyumilyinja-murra,” ne-yama. Kembirra narri-ngambajuwama akina amilyumilyinja akungwa-ma. Kembirra narri-ngekburakama akina akwa narr-akumarnuma mardidarra-manja mamawura, ka-dakini-yada akwurraki-yada yanda-langwa akina na-kwurrakidinume-ka. Akwa ngarningka minyadirra makina narruma-wilyakama wurrakina. Biya narr-akumarnuma amurndakakina amilyumilyinja awilyuwilyaba-wiya, akwa ngawa minyadirra ngarningka narrum-akumarnuma wilyarra, kajungwa kuw-abalkayukwuni-yada arrubuda amurndakakina alikira. Biya kembirra narri-ngekburakama wurrakina alikira aburra-langwa amilyumilyinja-murra akina-da.
  4. Biya nawurraki-yama wurrakina, “Kwa, ngarri-ngekburakina ababurna alikira. Umba awilyaba akina aki-ngekburakinama, akine-ka alingajirrirra aki-ngekburakinama. Nara amurndakeyina wuburra alikira e-yamama umba jujuje-ka alingajirrirra aki-ngekburakinama,” wurrakina nawurraki-yama. “Enene-ka ngarri-ngayindenama aki-ngekburakinama alingajirrirre-ka, kajungwe-ka angubina-manja kuw-akburrangini-yada akina,” ne-yama. Biya nawurraki-yama wurrakina, “Ngarruwurrakeyine-ka aduwaba ngarri-ngayindenama ngarringbudi-yade-ka ngarna aku-wilyakijeyini-yada, akwa ngarningka aka-wilyakajini-yada ngakwurra-langwa-manja wurrumirumirarrka ngarna ngarrumirumirarrngwa ngarrabarda warka akwa aringkawa. Ngarri-yaminamurra enena aduwaba kajungwa nari-yada angerriba iya angerriba awurra-murrkwuluma ngarruwurrakeyina, umba akuwurrak-ambilyi-yada ngawa awilyaba-murra-manja angalya,” ne-yama.
  5. Biya arakba wurrumurndakakina warnumamalya narri-ngekburakama ababurna eyukwayuwa alikira akwa ngawa akina awilyaba alingajirrirra-dangwa alikira. Eneja kembirra ni-dirrirnda angaluba nakina Yaweya kajungwa kenuwurraki-rringkini-yada wurruwurrakakinu-wa.
  6. “Warne-ka wurruwilyaba-ma warnumamalya,” ni-yama, “akwa awilyaba-me-ka ayakwa warna ne-yengbinama,” ni-yama. “Wurrumurndakeyina adinuba-wiya enena alikira narri-ngekburakama. Akwa adinuba ngarningka awurrakibine-ka ngarningka akwala ke-yaminame-ka awurrakakina ngawa. Engka iya engke-ka ke-yaminama eningerribirra karri-ngayindena-manja,” ni-yama.
  7. Biya nakina Yaweya ni-yama ngarningka, “Ngakwurruwa kembirra aki-likajamurra arakba ngarna aki-dirrirndama akaminu-kuwarrukwajini-yada ayakwa aburra-langwa, nari-yada kembirra amin-engkirrikajajuma wurrumurndakakina,” ni-yama nakina Yaweya.
  8. Biya nakina Yaweya arakbe-ka ni-dirrirnda akwa nenumini-kuwarrukwaja aburra-langwa ayakwa akwa angerriba iya angerribe-ka nenuwurraki-larrkena wurrakina akina-manja angalya. Biya na-ngwanja kembirra wurrumurndakakina warnumamalya, nara karri-ngekburaka amurndakakina alikira-da.
  9. 9Akine-ka angalya narri-yengbijuwama Babulena, mena yakwujina Yaweya nenuminu-kuwarrukwajuwa-mubaba nakina ayakwa, akwa akina ekirra Babulena ne-yamina-mubaba “nu-kuwarrukwajuwama ayakwa.” Biya kembirra Yaweya nenuwurraki-larrkenumurra wurrumurndakakina warnumamalya yadikina engku-wa iya engku-wa angalya nakina-da. Kembirra aburraja na-ngwarndirriyinuma arakba wurrakina-da.

Source: http://aboriginalbibles.org.au/Anindilyakwa/frame_GEN11.htm

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

Enindhilyagwa or Anindilyakwa is an Arnhem language spoken by about 1,300 Warnindhilyagwa people on Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria in northern Australia.

More information about the Enindhilyagwa language
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enindhilyagwa_language
http://www.ethnologue.com/language/aoi

Tower of Babel in Arnhem languages

Enindhilyagwa, Nunggubuyu

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