Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara are neighbouring dialects of the Western Desert language. They are spoken over a wide area of the Northern Territory and South Australia, stretching from Areyonga in the north to Coober Pedy in the south, along the Western Australian border and as far east as Oodnadatta.
The Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara to English Dictionary has been in print since 1992, helping thousands of students and speakers to master one the most widely spoken languages of Central Australia. The dictionary comprises a list of commonly used words, concisely defined and illustrated with examples given by Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara speakers. There is also a reverse word finder to help English speakers locate words.
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