How to use this dictionary?

This website is being developed in consultation with Yugambeh Museum and the community workshops they are organising.

The words in black are common to the Yugambeh-Bundjalung language group, the words in green are unique to Yugambeh.

Some words have an audio resource, if you hover your mouse over the "Listen" link you can hear these words.

This is a work in progress so your feedback is important to us. Please read the instructions by following the "more" button below.

More »


Exact Search Search Related

The Search parameters used are:

Search word: H

Search Type: English

Word List

Category English Yugambeh
natural_environment hailstones darahwban, dardahrawban (?) [more]
natural_environment hailstones garang, garang-garang [more]
body_part hair gandur (?) [more]
body_part hair (any) gehr, guhr [more]
body_part hair of head ; head ; face guhndan [more]
animal hair of possum ; possum hair gayir [more]
location halfway ; half bahm [more]
body_part hand mala [more]
body_part hand ; fingers dan.gan, danggan [more]
body_part hand ; fingers ; thumb ; five danggan [more]
language handsome ; handsome man, spirit, ghost ; handsome man ; Balugahn balugahn [more]
people handsome man ; man, handsome balugahn, balugan [more]
people handsome woman ; pretty (woman) ; woman, handsome banyahrgan [more]
people handsome woman ; woman, handsome budjalgan [more]
hang jalinguhni [more]
hang jura- [more]
hang wulwah- [more]
hang ; float juri- [more]
hang ; suspend wulba(h)-, wulwa- [more]
senses happy ; contented yalbur(u) [more]
bird happy family birds ; swallow (bird) ; birds, happy family budjay-budjay, budjabuyay [more]
hard jan.gam [more]
artifact hat bin.ga [more]
having ; with -nguhrgan [more]
bird hawk, night- ; night-hawk garanggan(y) [more]
he nyule, nyuli [more]
he (intransitive subject) nyule, nyula, nyuli [more]
he ; male ; fellow ; it nyula, nyule [more]
body_part head bawur [more]
body_part head gabara [more]
body_part head ganggar [more]
body_part head ; hair baru [more]
people head man ; white gentleman gamaran, gamaruhn [more]
body_part headache maluhn [more]
natural_environment headland wanday [more]
senses hear ; know ; think ; consider ; smell ; sense ; hope ; learn ; feel ; smell ; suppose ; believe ; wonder ; muse ; worry about ; meditate ; understand gannga- [more]
body_part heart dulgu [more]
body_part heart dulgu, dulguh [more]
language heaven where departed spirits go waydjang (waydjung, wahdj-) [more]
heavy jundur, junduru [more]
heavy ; weight jun.gul [more]
body_part heel girar [more]
body_part heel jinang-gubih [more]
body_part heel junam [more]
here gunu [more]
body_part hiccup nyingbul [more]
hide gurba-, wurba- [more]
hide wurbali- [more]
hide wurba-/gurba- [more]
hide oneself burbali- [more]
natural_environment highland babin.gah [more]
natural_environment hill dulagal [more]
natural_environment hill ; mountain buyuhl [more]
natural_environment hill ; ridge ; mountain ; back (of animates) ; small hill ; hill, small muli [more]
natural_environment hill, little ; little hill buyur-buyur [more]
natural_environment hillock ; knob banbam [more]
natural_environment hilly ; hill(s), small ; hill, little muli-muli [more]
body_part hip ganim [more]
body_part hip wehn, wayan [more]
hit bunga- [more]
hit ; strike ; kill ; kill by fighting ; beat ; destroy bum-, buma-, bumga-, bumbi- [more]
hit with a missile ; throw at something (whether or not you actually hit it) ; shoot naba- [more]
hold ; catch ; touch ; grab ; seize ; embrace ; grasp ; hold of, get nama- [more]
hold ; hinder yiba- [more]
hold on naminbah [more]
natural_environment hole gugahr [more]
body_part hole ; vagina guwiyugahr, guyiyahr, gugahr [more]
plant hole or hollow in a tree ; tree, hole or hollow in migany [more]
natural_environment hollow gubun [more]
artifact home yamba [more]
senses homesick jangil [more]
food honey of large bee gudje(h), gudja [more]
food honey of large bee, etc. gudja [more]
artifact honey-stick ; sponge for honey ; honey sponge gulehr [more]
location honeycomb ; Rocky Point at mouth of Logan River dugambaram [more]
bird honeyeater, white-eared malay, mali [more]
plant honeysuckle gambar [more]
plant honeysuckle tree bambar [more]
plant honeysuckle, red ; red honeysuckle danggahla [more]
plant honeysuckle, red ; red honeysuckle dan.gahla (danggahla?) [more]
hop julbangga- [more]
insect hornet, large ; wasp, big dugal, dugul, duguhl [more]
insect hornet, small ; wasp, small yahwul [more]
animal horse ngambanygar (?) [more]
animal horse ngumbangaru (?) [more]
animal horse yaraman, yaramahn, yaramang [more]
natural_environment hot (temperature) ; sweat nyanggal [more]
how many? minyangbu [more]
body_part hump or hunch on back ; hunch or hump on back gulbun [more]
artifact humpies ngumbih-ngumbih, ngumbiny-ngumbiny [more]
artifact humpy mimi [more]
artifact humpy made from grass ; grass humpy ban.gin [more]
body_part hungry bagir [more]
body_part hungry gabiny, gabin [more]
body_part hungry gabir [more]
body_part hungry ; hungry, be ; starve gabir-an.ga- [more]
reptile hurrah ; hooray! bawbaw [more]
hurry wuri-, wurinda- [more]
hurry up ; quick, be wuginyah [more]
body_part hurt nyalyal [more]
body_part hurt ; pain ; sting bargal [more]
body_part hurt ; sting bargal-an.ga- [more]
people husband nyuhgan.gal [more]
people husband ; sister's husband ; brother in law (sister's husband) nyubang, nyubangdjar [more]
Select more