Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Palya Aunty, Yuwa Mirri

 ‘Palya’    ‘Yuwa’

‘Palya’ is a Pintupi language word meaning ‘good’.

IMG 2341 My friend Vince Forrester from NT.
My friend Vince from the Northern Territory ... a Luritja Man from the Peterman Ranges area.   Palya Vince

The word ‘Palya’ is also a way of greeting. For instance, seeing someone again one would say “Palya?”  an answer might be “Yuwa” – meaning yes – ‘Palya’.

Images @ Eminpee Fotography

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