Nganga : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander words and phrases / Aunty Fay Muir & Sue Lawson.

By: Muir, Fay [author.]
Contributor(s): Lawson, Sue, 1963- [author.]
Publisher: Newtown, N.S.W. : Black Dog Books, 2018Copyright date: �2018Description: 138 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cmContent type: cartographic image | cartographic image | cartographic image | still image | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1921977019 (paperback); 9781921977015 (paperback)Other title: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander words and phrasesSubject(s): Libraries - Reference materials - Dictionaries | Education - Language - Indigenous languages | Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Dictionaries -- English -- Juvenile literature | Torres Strait Islanders -- Languages -- Dictionaries -- English -- Juvenile literature | Torres Strait Islanders -- Languages -- Terms and phrases -- Juvenile literature | Torres Strait Islanders -- Languages -- Dictionaries, Juvenile | Australian languages -- Dictionaries, Juvenile | Australian languages -- Dictionaries -- English -- Juvenile literature | Australian languages -- Terms and phrases -- Juvenile literature | Australian languages -- Juvenile literature | Torres Strait Islanders -- Languages -- Juvenile literature | Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Dictionaries -- Juvenile literature | Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Dictionaries | Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Terms and phrases -- Juvenile literature | Aboriginal Australians -- Languages | Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Dictionaries, Juvenile | Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Terms and phrases | Aboriginal Australians -- Languages | Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Juvenile works | Dictionaries | Dictionaries | Terms and phrases | Dictionaries. | Dictionaries. | Juvenile works. | Terms and phrases. | dictionaries. | Dictionary | Dictionnaires. DDC classification: 499.15 LOC classification: PL7006 | .M85 2018
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Nganga (ng gar na): To see and understand. Aunty, Uncle, sorry business, deadly, women's business, marngrook, dreamtime, Elders, songlines. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander words have become part of our everyday vocabulary but we may not know their true meaning of the word or where the words come from. In Nganga, Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson have brought together these words, their meanings and their history. Engage with the rich and unique culture of Aboriginal Australians through this authoritative and concise collection.

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