Wiradjuri numbers

How to count in Wiradjuri, a Pama-Nyungan language spoken in New South Wales in Australia.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 ngumbaay
2 bula
3 bula-ngumbaay
4 bungu
bulabu bulabu
5 marra
dhina
6 marra ngumbaay
ngumbaaybu marrabu
7 marra bula
bulabu marrabu
8 marra bula-ngumbaay
bulangumbaaybu marrabu
9 marra bungu
bungubu marrabu
10 marra marra
marrabu marrabu
dhinabu dhinabu
11 marra marra ngumbaay
ngumbaayu marrabu marrabu
12 marra marra bula
bulabu marrabu marrabu
13 marra marra bula-ngumbaay
bulangumbaaybu marrabu marrabu
14 marra marra bungu
bungubu marrabu marrabu
15 dhina marra marra
dhinabu marrabu marrabu
16 dhina marra marra ngumbaay
ngumbaaybu dhinabu marrabu marrabu
17 dhina marra marra bula
bulabu dhinabu marrabu marrabu
18 dhina marra marra bula-ngumbaay
bungubu marrabu bungubu marrabu
19 dhina marra marra bungu
bungubu dhinabu marrabu marrabu
20 dhina dhina marra marra
dhinabu dhinabu marrabu marrabu

Source: Diane Riley-McNaboe &l Lynette Riley. Wiradjuri Workbook Ngumbaay, 2022.

Compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

Hear some numbers in Wiradjuri:

Links

Information about counting in Wiradjuri
https://www.sbs.com.au/learn/resources/learn-wiradjuri-volume-1-ngumbaay

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