Language Resources

It is always better to hear the Nyungar (Noongar) language than to read it, so we will endeavour to create more Nyungar audio and video content over time. Until then, here are some interesting and useful resources.

The Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories Project (audio of stories)

‘Illustrated Dictionary of the South-West Aboriginal Language’ (1996) by Wilfred Douglas

‘Noongar Dictionary: Noongar to English and English to Noongar’ (1992) by Rose Whitehurst

‘Gramatical Introduction to the Study of the Aboriginal Language of Western Australia’ (1841) by Charles Symmons, George Grey and Francis Armstrong