Gamilaraay Lesson 4: Questions & Answers
Minya nhalay? --- What is this? / What are these?
Minya nhama? --- What is that? / What are those?
Bina nhama --- That's an ear
Mil nhama --- That's an eye
Mara nhama --- That's a hand
Dhina nhama --- That's a foot
Bigibila nhama --- That's an echidna/porcupine
Dhinawan nhama ---That's an emu
Biiba nhama --- That's paper
Use minya to ask "what?" questions.
Minya nhalay? to ask about things next to you, on you.
Minya nhama? to ask about things not next to you, not on you. Remember the tongue position for the ny - place the tip of your tongue on your bottom teeth, tongue pushed forward
Make sure the "a" in minya as an "a" sound.