Tiwi and English/Lexical selection

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Tiw → Eng

Case 1

mwarlinjangi → caterpillar, milky way

Example sentences:

Tiwi Sentence English Translation
Mwarlinjangini arikulani. Milky Way is big.
Mwarlinjangini yirrima. Caterpillar flies.


Generalization for how to decide which translation is right: - always chooses quickly

Case 2

word → translations

Example sentences:

Tiwi Sentence English Translation
word. one translation.
word. other translations.

Generalization for how to decide which translation is right: