Body Parts

 

  • Abdomen, Belly = ira booga, warna

  • Ancle = bardla

  • Arm = goongga

  • Back, Spine, Ridge = nada

  • Big belly, Gormandizer = warna wadla

  • Bosom = yoolgara

  • Bowels = mooldyooroo

  • Brain = gagabibi

  • Breast, Chest = moona

  • Breath, Steam = booga

  • Catamenia = wari gardindya

  • Coverlet of the male pubes = malbirinya

  • Coverlet over the male pubes = ngoolda

  • Cheek = ngoolgoo, ngoordoo

  • Elbow = koornoonoo, marngoo

  • Eye = mina,miala

  • Eyebrow = bigoo

  • Eyelashes = yarnbinya

  • Eyelid = mina yarnbi

  • Face = ngari

  • Female breast, Milk = ngama

  • Female sex = waga

  • Finger nail, Claw = biri

  • Finger nails = marabiri

  • Fleshy part of the abdomen = ngadlooroo

  • Foot = idna

  • Forefinger = mara wilooroo

  • Forehead = ngana

  • Fur, Hair = boodi, goorni

  • Hair = mara,ngooroo,boodi

  • Hair(large head of) = wambara

  • Hair about the genitals = ngarda boodi

  • Hair of the head = gagaboodi

  • Hair on the human body = googoo

  • Hairside of a skin = boodingari

  • Hamstring = idlya

  • Having sore eyes = mina goordoo

  • Head = gaga

  • Heel = idnawardnoo, wardnoo

  • Knee = mamba, boora

  • Kneecap = badila

  • Knee joint,hough = ngooloo

  • Knee-pan = balgoo

  • Left hand = yanggoo

  • Leg, Shin = wida

  • Lip = nimi

  • Little finger = marababa

  • Kneecap = badila

  • Knee joint,hough = ngooloo

  • Knee-pan = balgoo

  • Mouth = ya

  • Muscle, Sinew, Vein = ildya

  • Nape, Neck = noorni

  • Palm or hollow of the hand = marangali

  • Part of the abdomen = idli, niri

  • Penis = wari

  • Place of infants on the backs of their mothers = madli

  • Pulse = boolda

  • Pulse beating is = boolda wabiridaoo

  • Shank, Ham, the upper leg = ngaloo

  • Shank, Thigh = gandi

  • Shin, Leg = warna moondalya

  • Shoulder = moongoongoo,wiri

  • Shoulder blade = bindya

  • Shoulder bone = bindyagagoo

  • Skin, Hide = yalga

  • Skin, Peel = gadlidi

  • Stomach kudna = nganggala

  • Throat = yoorloo, yoorni

  • Thumb = marangaugala

  • Tongue = yarli

  • Tooth = ira

  • Upper arm = ngandoo

  • Vertebrae, Back-bone = galdirinya

  • Visage, Face = mangoo

  • Waist, Loin = yoodoo

  • Womb = booda

  • Womb, Lap = ili, yali

Barngarlidi Manoo ‘Speaking Barngarla Together’, Barngarla Aboriginal language reclamation workshop, Port Lincoln Port Lincoln (Galinyala), 19 April 2012