link | State Library of Queensland “Word of the Week” Week Fifty-Two.

http://blogs.slq.qld.gov.au/ilq/?p=2884

  • As part of State Library’s commitment to the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, we will be promoting a ‘word of the week’ from one of the 125+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and dialects from across Queensland.
    State Library's final 'word of the week' for the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages is gayaay gaangangindaay [pronounced gay-eye gain-un-in-dye], from the Gamilaraay language of South-West Queensland. It means 'Merry Christmas' and is a contemporary word derived from 'Happy birth of Jesus'.

  • Category:
  • Thematic area: Promotion
  • Call topics: Intergenerational transmission
  • Major objective: Thematic areas: Promotion
  • Area of intervention: Growth and development through elaboration of new knowledge
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