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Pitjantjatjara Phrases - Instructions

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Ngaṟakati!
Stop (in a standing position)!
Nyinakati!
Sit down!
Ngarikati!
Lie down!
Nyinatjura!
Stop (the car)/Land (the plane)!
Nyangangka nyinakati!
Sit here!
Nyangangka ngaṟa!
Stand here!
Nyangangka ngarima!
Sleep here!
Ngalya-pitja!
Come here!
Ma-pitja!
Go away!
Ara!
Go!
Pakaṟa ara!
Get up and go!
Wirtjapakala!
Run!
Annanya wangka ka pitja!
Tell Anna to come!
Mantjila!
Get it/Pick it up!
Urala!
Get it/Gather it up!
Nyuntu kanyinma!
You keep it/wear it/have it!
Ngalya-kati!
Bring it to me!
Ma-kati!
Take it away!
Nyuntu katima!
You keep it!
Wantikati!
Leave it (behind)!
Wantiriyala!
Let it go/forget it!
Davidanya wangka ka ngalya-kati!
Tell David to bring it here!
Tjura!
Put it down!
Ngalya-tjura!
Put it down here!
Ma-tjura!
Put it down facing the other way!
Nyinatjura!
Place it in a standing position!
Ngaṟatjura!
Stand it up!
Ngaritjura!
Lie it down!
Tjarpatjura!
Put it inside!
Unngu tjarpatjura!
Put it underneath!
Uwaṉi!
Give it to me!
Ngalya-uwa!
Give it to me!
Ma-uwa!
Give it away!
Wati-uwa!
Give it across to him/her!
Uwa kunyu!
He/she says give it to him/her!
Nyuntu mantjila!
You get it!
Waṉi!
Throw it!
Ma-waṉi!
Throw it away!
Ngalya-waṉi!
Throw it here!
Nyawa!
Look!
Nyangama!
Watch!
Ngalya-nyawa!
Look here!
Wati-nyawa!
Look across there!
Ma-nyawa!
Look away over there!
Maḻu nyakukatima!
Look out for kangaroos while we go!
Palatja!
Look out!
Nyakunytjakuṉi!
Let me have a look!
Kulila!
Listen!
Kulilaya!
Everyone listen!
Ngalya-kulila!
Listen this way!
Ma-kulila!
Listen to that over there!
Nyangatja kulila!
Listen to this!
Kulilaṉi!
Listen to me!
Kuliṟa wanti palunya!
Don't take any notice of him/her!
Nyuntu wangka!
You say it!
Puḻkara wangka!
Speak loudly!
Purkaṟangku wangka!
Speak slowly!
Walangku wangka!
Quickly say it!
Nyura wangkara kulila!
You all discuss it!
Arkaṟa wangka!
Try and say it!
Wangka wiya!
Don't talk!
Wangka wiya nyinama!
Sit quietly (without talking)!
Wangkatjara!
Stop talking!
Pilinari!
Quieten down!
Kanmarari!
Shh!
Nyangatja ngalkula!
Eat this!
Nyiiku, nyangatja tjikila!
Here, take this and drink it!
Ngalkula wiyala!
Eat this all up!
Ngalkuntjakuṉi uwa!
Give me something to eat!
Nyinama!
You stay!
Nyangangka nyinama!
Stay here!
Pakala!
Get up!
Ngalya-pakala!
Come out!
Ngalya-tjarpa!
Come in!
Ma-tjarpa!
Go in!
Waṟarakati!
Jump!
Ilariwa!
Come closer!
Ma-paturiwa!
Move along!
Kitikitiriwa!
Move aside!
Walkatjura!
Write it down!
Aḻala!
Open it/Switch it on!
Patila!
Close it/Switch it off!
Katula!
Lift it up!
Tjaṟula!
Lower it!