YugambehDictionary

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

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Category English Yugambeh
I ngay [more]
I ngayu, ngayul [more]
I (1st person singular) ngay (ngayi, ngayu) [more]
I (ergative) ngaw [more]
I (intransitive subject) ngay [more]
natural_environment ice jirunehn [more]
if giyung (?) [more]
imminent aspect ; potential mood, ('might') ; about to hny- [more]
imperative -h [more]
imperative (repetitive, reflexive or continuous) -leh [more]
imperfective aspect with antipassive -lehn [more]
location in -ma [more]
in war- [more]
in ; at ; on -ah [more]
location in ; at ; on ; locative case -dah [more]
location in ; at ; on ; locative past case -dji [more]
location in ; at ; on ; past locative case -Di [more]
location in ; at ; on ; past locative case -Di [more]
location in front ; ahead ; first ; before ; (in) front (of something) ; forward (Gd) ngulung [more]
location inside of hut gunala [more]
body_part intercourse, have ; coition, have ; drink juga- [more]
body_part intestines wanggar [more]
body_part intestines, large bulawbin [more]
body_part intestines, small ; small intestines gunang budjarbiny [more]
invite guwinyba-, gunyba- [more]
plant Iron Bark ; Grey Iron Bark ; Black Iron Bark ; Iron Bark, Black ; Iron Bark, Grey bigar, bigargah [more]
plant Iron Bark ; Iron Bark, Large ; Iron Bark, Black bigar(gah), bigara [more]
plant iron bark trees, place of bigarbah [more]
plant ironbark janehn (?) [more]
plant ironbark, silver-leafed ngandahla [more]
irregular in shape ; bent ; twisted guruhny-guruhny [more]
body_part itch mandan [more]
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