tjukutjuku tjuṯa

minibeasts

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.
minga
ant

id:9877 order:406

Minga tjuṯa manta lipiwanu tjiwariwari ngaṟapai wiyaringkunytja wiya.
Ants are everywhere all over the ground never disappearing.
punpunpa
fly

id:9866 order:394

Punpunpa tjuṯangku aṉangu tjuṯangka rawa nyinakatira kuṟu kuḻu patjalpai.
Flies are always settling on people and biting their eyes as well.
pititjaḻiḻi
pitikataḻi
scorpion

id:9867 order:395

Aṉangungku pititjaḻiḻi watarkungku kauntunnyangka puḻkaṟa patjalpai.
When a person inadvertently steps on a scorpion it stings them really hard.
mirin-mirinpa
cicada

id:9868 order:397

Kuḻingka mirin-mirinpa tjuṯa puṉungka nyinara titutjara wangkapai.
In the summertime cicadas sit in the trees and continually make a noise.
pinta-pinta
butterfly, moth

id:9869 order:398

Pinta-pinta tjuṯa para-para-ngaṟapai inuntji puḻkangka kutju.
Butterflies only fly around a lot when there are lots of flowers out.