what are they doing?
play, have fun
Wati tjuṯa tjapu-tjapungka inkanyi, kaya aṉangu tjuṯangku nyakula miranyi.
The men are playing football and the people watching cheer (them on).
put to sleep
Minymangku iṯi kunkuntjunanyi ampungka kunkunarinytjaku.
The woman is putting the baby to sleep so that it will sleep in her arms.
Ngunytjungku tjitji ampuṉi manta waṟungku tjina kampanytjaku-tawara.
The mother is holding the child so that the hot ground doesn’t burn his feet.
carry on back
Tjitji pakuringkunyangka ngunytjungku tjaṉaṟa katinyi.
Because the child has gotten tired his mother is carrying him on her back.
carry on shoulder
Minyma nyangangku tjitji ulanyangka piniṟa katinyi.
This woman is carrying the crying child on her shoulders.
peep (from behind something)
Minymangku nguḻungku kumpiṟa nyirkinyi pitjala pungkunytjaku-tawara.
The woman is hiding in fear and peeking out lest (someone) come and hit her.