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
body_part naked mundur, mundjah [more]
name ngarima- [more]
name nyari [more]
name nyarima- [more]
name ; give name to ; call nyariba- [more]
people name of an old 'king' ; old 'king', name of an jirigay [more]
people name or nickname of an Aboriginal man ; Aboriginal man, name or nickname of jindjung [more]
people name or nickname of an Aboriginal woman ; Aboriginal woman, name of nickname of jinggun [more]
people name, Aboriginal nyundil [more]
body_part nape of neck ; neck ganggar [more]
body_part nape of neck ; neck, nape of durbin [more]
location Narangy nerang(g)i(?) [more]
insect native bee (one type) ; bee, native (one type) ; native bee, small ; small native bee ; bee, native (small) gudjir [more]
insect native bee, grey ; honey of native grey bee gabeh [more]
insect native bee, small nugay bargal bargal [more]
animal native cat ; cat, native bandjim(gan) [more]
native country manyah [more]
plant native elm ; elm, native mayil [more]
natural_environment native land jagul [more]
plant native root ; root, native ginunbuhn [more]
body_part nausea mulang [more]
body_part navel jinimir [more]
body_part navel ninyimir [more]
nearly mulang(g)a-warahla [more]
nearly ; almost dagal [more]
artifact necklace made of grass beads ; grass bead necklace galgari(h)(l) [more]
people nephew (man's sister's child) ; man's sister's child (nephew) baridjang [more]
people Nerang tribe dalgaybar [more]
bird nest, bird's ; bird's nest ; nest jindi [more]
artifact net for wallabies yawang [more]
new ; young ngubuyah [more]
new ; young ; fresh baling [more]
language Ngahnduwal dialect ngahn, ngahnduwal [more]
language Ngandowal ; Tweed Valley dialect ngahnduwal [more]
language Ngehnduwal dialect ngehn, ngehndu [more]
time night ngularun [more]
time night ; dark ; black ngandir [more]
time night ; night-time nyinahla, yinahla [more]
location Nindooinba nindunybah [more]
no yagumba [more]
no ; not yugam, yagam, jugam, yugam(beh) Listen [more]
no ; not yugam, yugambe Listen [more]
noise of footsteps durubal [more]
location north ; north people gugin [more]
body_part nose muru [more]
body_part nose nyun [more]
people notorious liar ; liar, notorious manyahl [more]
time now ; today ; today still bayahny [more]
location Numinbah nyaminbah [more]
people Nyangbal nyang, nyangbal [more]
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