tjukutjuku tjuṯa

minibeasts

wanatjiṯi
centipede

id:9871 order:400

Wanatjiṯingku aṉangu puḻkaṟa patjalpai rawa kaarngaṟanytjaku.
The centipede bites a person really hard such that it remains sore for a long time.
tjintilyka
grasshopper

id:9872 order:401

Tjintilyka tjuṯangku puṉu nyaḻpi uwankara ngalkula tarkalpai.
Grasshoppers eat all the leaves of a tree totally stripping it.
wipuwatawaṟa
dragonfly

id:9873 order:402

Wipuwatawaṟa manta tulykungka parpakaṟa katu para-ngaṟapai witu mulapa.
A dragonfly flies above muddy ground hovering around quite stiff.
pupuliri
blowfly

id:9874 order:403

Pupuliringku kukangka katilyka tjunkupai ka uṉaringkula katilykaripai.
A blowfly lays maggot (eggs) on meat and it goes rotten becoming maggot ridden.
kiwinyi
mosquito

id:9875 order:404

Kiwinyingku aṉangu mungangka patjaṟa miṟi uwankara titjititjilpai.
Mosquitos bite people at night cause their whole skin to itch.
lukupupu
ant lion

id:9876 order:405

Kungka tjuṯangku lukupupu ipingka tjunkupai patjaṟa ipi puḻkantjaku.
Girls used to place ant lions on their nipples so that they would bite them and (thereby) make their breasts grow big.