YugambehDictionary

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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.

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Category English Yugambeh
animal kangaroo guruman, guruhman Listen [more]
animal kangaroo (generic) ; wallaby mani [more]
animal kangaroo rat gandur [more]
animal kangaroo, female yimar [more]
animal kangaroo, female ; female kangaroo gamaw [more]
animal kangaroo, old man ; old man kangaroo ; wallaby ; Grey Kangaroo buck guruhman, guruman [more]
animal kangaroo, weaner ; weaner kangaroo wagulbun [more]
animal kangaroo, young julin [more]
keep going ; continue maguwi- [more]
food keep left gan.giyuwa warambil [more]
keep to the right gan.giyuwa junimbah [more]
location Kibbin ; man's name gibin [more]
kick jinang baya-, jinang bayi-bayeh- [more]
kick ; tread on ; stamp on to make strong impact with the feet ; leave a mark (as a footprint) bang-, bangga- [more]
kick, a bunggahn [more]
body_part kidney baragir [more]
body_part kidney ; kidneys munggar [more]
artifact kill julang, julahng (?) [more]
people kill (?) mamguhl [more]
kill ; finish bayi- gurabu [more]
kill ; make die dagayma- [more]
killing ; murder bumenalah [more]
food kindle ; light ; make burn ; marry gandji(li)- [more]
food kindling wood ; wood, kindling jinir [more]
bird king parrot ; parrot, king ngahgum [more]
bird king parrot ; parrot, king- bilin-bilin [more]
bird kingfisher, azure nyimdjar [more]
kiss yulanyma-, yalanyma- [more]
kneel juluh-an.ga- [more]
artifact knife nayi [more]
artifact knife (of stone) ; stone knife jindam [more]
knock down banbihnma- [more]
knot ganma [more]
plant knot ; joint on tree/wood gindim, gindiny [more]
knot, a ; tangle gani [more]
senses know bina- [more]
senses know migany-an.ga- [more]
senses know too much binang-binang [more]
body_part knuckle mamun [more]
animal koala burbi Listen [more]
animal koala gula [more]
people Kombumerri clan gumbawmir [more]
bird kookaburra gahgun, gagaru, gagurim, gargugan Listen [more]
bird kookaburra (Gn) gawun [more]
bird Kookaburra, Laughing gahgun Listen [more]
plant kurrajong garadjih [more]
plant kurrajong yabara [more]
plant kurrajong (with red flower) galuhl [more]
plant Kurrajong with pink flower mandang [more]
location Kynnumboon gaynambun [more]
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