Guugu Yalandji is a Pama-Nyungan language spoken in North Queensland in Australia. It is spoken along the Bloomfield River, and in Daintree, Moosman, Wujal-Wujal and Cooktown. According to the 2016 census there are 320 speakers, about 100 of whom can read and write their language. Children learn the language in schools, and it is used in traditional religion and other oral traditions.
The language is also known as Kuku Yalanji, Gugu Yalandyi, Gugu Yalanji, Guguyalanji, Koko-Yalanji or Kuku-Yalangi
Details provided by Michael Peter Füstumum
Nganjinanga nganjan jiringa, yundu ngulkurr bajaku. Nganjin yunun kuku nyakaku. Yundu yunduku majamaka bubungu yala yundu maja jiringa. Nganjinanga mayi daya nyikunku. Nganjinandamunku buyun-buyunku milka-wulay, yala nganjin buyun-buyunku milka-wulay kanbalda balkan nganjinanda. Yundu nganjinin nyakaku. Dubu kanbi, nyulu kari milka-bakanka, buyun-damanka. Yunduku majakuda, yunduku junkurrjikuda, yunduku dayirr-dayirrkuda.
Information about the Guugu Yalandji language
Alyawarr, Arrernte, Bundjalung, Dhuwal, Djinang, Djinba, Gamilaraay, Gooniyandi, Gugadja, Guugu Yalandji, Guugu Yimithirr, Kala Lagaw Ya, Kaurna, Kunjen, Kuuk Thaayorre, Martu Wangka, Ngaanyatjarra, Ngiyambaa, Nhangu, Noongar, Paakantyi, Pintupi, Pitjantjatjara, Warlpiri, Wemba Wemba, Wik-Mungkan, Wiradjuri, Yindjibarndi, Yolŋu
Why not share this page:
If you need to type in many different languages, the Q International Keyboard can help. It enables you to type almost any language that uses the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek alphabets, and is free.
Note: all links on this site to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.fr are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.