ngaawaatopic-marker.yes.⚫ Ngaawaa? Ngaayakathiintu!Yes? You watch me!
ngathankaatopic-marker.believed to be true.⚫ Ngathankaalu kuya mamiyiI think she caught a fish
waareaction-word.Hey!.⚫ Waa! pikipiki-pitityu winanganhi!?Hey! I thought (there was) a big pig!?
wangaaytopic-marker.no, not.Nobody will be left who can speak Ngiyampaa.⚫ Wangaay mayi wiiyaka, Ngiyampaa ngiyarapa.
wantukatopic-marker.later.⚫ Ngintuwaantani malaa, ngathuni wantuka malakala.You do it first, I will do it later on.
wishuuyreaction-word.prevent something by saying the word 'wishuuy'..⚫ Wishuuy wangaayntupulaa thingkaa pumalaka. Wiyungkiyilikiilu.'Wishuuy, You two won't kill any animals!' He said 'wishuuy' against us two.It is a Wangaaypuwan tradition that an event that has not yet taken place, can beprevented by exclaiming 'wishuuy'. Saying 'wishuuy' is most commonly explained asbeing a means of preventing rainfall.
yakarraayreaction-word.'Ouch!','Take that!'.An expression of sudden pain, or the intention to inflict pain.
yakayreaction-word.an expression of surprise or alarm (for example, 'oh!', 'wow!').
yamatopic-marker.isn't it?.⚫ Thurru mingkathi kurukanha, yama?.There is a snake in the burrow, isn't there?.