Tag: aboriginal words

Indigenous Aussies and Strine 先住民と豪語

Indigenous Australians have contributed richly to language on a global scale. This is especially through the names of creatures such as the kangaroo, koala, wombat, wallaby and dingo, all of which were originally Indigenous Australian words, but now used everywhere English is spoken, as well as being incorporated into other languages, including Japanese.

Bunyip

 オーストラリア原住民の言語は、世界的にも貢献している。カンガルー、コアラ、ウォンバットやディンゴなどの動物の名前は全て先住民語に由来し、現在は英語だけでなく日本語を含め世界各国で使われており、まさに「国際語」だ。