Many Shades of Warlpiri Peace
"Iawa-nyinami" is peace in Warlpiri, a language of Australia
"Ngulanya jantukulaju" means peaceful, non-combative, placid, mild-mannered
while "Ngurrju" means good
"Jantukula" is peaceful, useless, unproductive, dull, stupid, not bright, unskilled
as if the value of peace is confused with useless
"Awa-Nyinami" is peace
"Kalururru" is peaceful, motionless, still, slowly, quietly
featuring the movement of peace
"Kapa-kapa" is peaceful, hindrance, well-behaved
featuring the behavior of peace
"Kapa-kapa-puru" (during a time of hindrance),
"Miyalu ngapa-piya" (peaceful),
"Pululu" is peaceful, patiently featuring the character of peace
as in "Pululu karla ngirrily-nyina tiyiki" (he's waiting patiently for the tea),
"Rarralypa" is peaceful, easy, free, happy, peaceful, OK, satisfied, content, smooth
featuring the texture and feeling of peace
"Wangkajarla Japangardiji Nampijinpa-kuju" (let's be good and just sit here not fighting)
"Walyka" is peaceful, cold, fresh, cool featuring the temperature of peace
"Yaru" (peaceful, 1 full, covered with water, 2 light in weight, shallow, close to the surface, 3 free, easy, relaxed, peaceful),
"Pukurlpa" (peace, joyful, friendly, peaceable, generous, happy, content, satisfied, well fed, happily),
"Pukurl-pukurlpa" (loving, kind, proud of, happy for, contented, friendly, peaceful, pleased),
"Kalypa" (peaceful, calm after a fight),
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