Y..o Wukuṉ ŋalŋalyunmin. dharayirryirryuwan Dharapinda
Dhawal mukthuwan Gayku Mawuymana Watharrakarr Djunuuŋguŋu
Waywayyuwan Djarraraṉ Milbuṉouṉ. Yarawarrtji Yarrawarŋura
Gaḻtjurrwanŋu Wurrumba. Ṉukuṉuku Mäminŋu

Wukuṉ ŋal'ŋalyunmin. wukuṉdhu dhawal galmuwan
Mayawungarri Mayawuku Galapunbarri mala-wuḻkthuwan wukuṉ

Yä māḻuwana, yā märiwana.
nhalpiyan wukuṉ mala-wulkthuwan. dharayirryirryuwan Dharapinda

Waywayyuwan wukuṉdhu wirilgalapuwan
dhawal rakaran Gaḏapaltjiwa
Gaḏapalŋura Yiwurŋa, Gawunŋura ḏambawili

Waywayyuwan Mali-Wotjawuynha, Gapinynha Dharrapaŋannha
Bulurruma Galthaḏikpa. Milmari Ganambarrnha

Yä māḻuwana, yā märiwana
nhalpiyan wukuṉ mala-wuḻkthuwan. Dharayirryirryuwan Dharapinda
Yä

[english]
Y..o Storm clouds rising, storm clouds forming
The country is still, Gayku Mawuymana Watharrakarr Djunuŋguŋu

heading to Djarraraṉ Milbuṉpuṉ. Yarawarrtji Yarrawarŋura (Gälpu nation seas)
Gaḻtjurrwanŋu Wurrumba. Ṉukuṉuku Mäminŋu

Storm clouds rising, storm clouds covering the land
Storm clouds Mayawungarri Mayawuku Galapunbarri separating

Oh my fathers, on my grandparents
storm clouds why do you separate, why do you form?

Storm clouds covering the country, heading towards
saying, to the country of Gaḏapaltji
Gaḏapalŋura Yiwurŋa, Gawunŋura Ḏambawili

Heading towards the Mali-Wotjawuy, Gapiny Dharrapaŋan
Bulurruma Galthaḏikpa. Milmari Ganambarr nations

Oh my father, on my brandparents
storm clouds why do you separate, why do you form?
o..h

*The Wukuṉ storm clouds are images of Gurrumul's mother, the Gälpu people.


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