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Eastern and Central Arrernte Picture Dictionary


Arrernte language, is the traditional language of Mparntwe (Alice Springs). Arrernte is spoken every day by about 2000 people in the Alice Springs region. Most speakers live all over Central Australia. Arrernte -speaking communities include Mparntwe (Alice Springs), Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) Artekerre (Harry Creek), Blank Tank, Sandy Bore, Athenge Lhere (16 Mile), Atitjere (Harts Range), Bonya, Eaglebeak, Ammoonguna, Akarnenhe and Atula.

The Eastern and Central Arrernte Picture Dictionary is part of an innovative series of illustrated Aboriginal language dictionaries.  This picture dictionary is a valuable resource for school children and their teachers, for Arrernte speakers wanting to learn Arrernte literacy, and for anyone wanting to learn about the Arrernte language of Central Australia.

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