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
fish yabby ; crayfish mulayim [more]
people Yaburong ; Yar birain yaburahny [more]
yes jawa [more]
yes yawu(y), yaw, yaway, yuway [more]
yes yuway, yawu, yaw, yaway [more]
yes ; certainly ; of course yaway Listen [more]
yes, and ngeh [more]
time yesterday gahnyibu ngubu [more]
time yesterday ngububu [more]
time yesterday ; tomorrow ; one day away (past or future) ngubu [more]
location Yilbogan yilbagan [more]
you ngin [more]
you (plural, subject) ngirihmang [more]
you (singular) wahlu [more]
you (singular) wahlu [more]
you (singular, intransitive) weh, wih [more]
you scoundrel! yun.gum midjin [more]
you two wiya ngering (bulayli(gan)) [more]
animal young (of any animal) ; baby ; calf ; pup nyamul [more]
people young man gibaridja (?) [more]
people young man (15-20 years) jabudjil, jabuyil [more]
people young man ; adolescent boy gibar [more]
people young man ; man, young jabuhgil [more]
people young man with ritual scars back and front ; lad who has received his gumban or 'scars on his breast' gumban.gir [more]
people young man with ritual scars back and front ; ritual scars back and front, young man with gamban.gir [more]
people young woman ; woman, young budjaragan [more]
people young woman ; woman, young ; girl gin [more]
your (singular) ; yours (singular) wungah [more]
yours (thine) wangah, (wungah?) [more]
language Yugarabul language ; Yagarabal language yagarabal [more]
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