kuka tjuṯa

animals

partjaṯa
kuninka
Western quoll, native cat (Dasyurus geoffroii)

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Iriti partjaṯa tjuṯa para-ngaṟangi palu kuwari wiya alatjiṯu.
Long ago there used to be lots of native cats roaming around but now there are none at all.
ukaḻpi
spectacled hare-wallaby (Lagorchestes conspicillatus)

id:9789 order:291

Ukaḻpi tjuṯa mala puṟunypa iriti nyinangi, palu kuwari wiya ngaṟanyi.
The spectacled hare-wallaby like the rufous hare-wallaby lived long ago, but not now.
ninu
tjalku
maruṟu
bilby (Macrotis lagotis)

id:9775 order:271

Tjalku tjuṯangku maku munu tjaḻa kuḻu tjawaṟa ngalkupai.
Bilbys dig and eat whitchetty grubs and honey ants.
waṯu
hairy-nosed wombat

id:9786 order:287

Yalatala waṯu tjuṯa nyinanyi piṯi puḻka tjuṯangka kuka wiṟu mulapa.
At Yalata there are many wombats living in large burrows and they are good to eat.
mala
rufous hare wallaby (Largorchestes conspicillatus)

id:9776 order:274

Mala tjuṯa iriti pilangka nyinapai munuya maḻu puṟunypa ma-waṟarakatipai.
Long ago lots of hare-wallabies lived in the spinifex plains and they jumped along like kangaroos.
itjaritjari
marsupial mole (Notoryctes typhlops)

id:9787 order:288

Itjaritjari tjuku mulapa taḻi unnguwanu nyarka-nyarkaṟa ankupai.
The marsupial mole is really small and travels underneath the sand digging along as he goes.