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Mrs Linda L'Green

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Australian Aboriginal Languages- Writing Sentences in Wonnarua- Locative (in, at,by, near, or on) Suffix

1. Locative suffix: Indicates location- on, in, by, at, or near. 2. The suffix is added to the word showing its locations. For example: The dog is in the canoe-LOC. mirri-ERG naway-tjapa 3. Different locative suffixes are added to words depending on the way the location word ends. 4. See the table below and look at how the locative changes. Noun ending in Locative Ng or vowel -kapa L, r, rr -apa W, y, ny, yn -tjapa n -tapa 5. Click on to complete the student activity. In the activity, draw a line to the matching locative for each word. eg. canoe-LOC naway-tjapa 6. Check your work before clicking to submit your work for teacher feedback.

8th Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, World Languages
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Lesson prepared by Linda L'Green using source: A salvage grammar and wordlist of the language from the Hunter River and Lake Macquarie, Amanda Lissarrague. I would also like to acknowledge the past, present, and future Wonnarua people, Korreil Wonnai AECG - Cessnock & Kurri Kurri and Amanda Lissarrague for their support to return Australian Aboriginal Languages to our people.