Language: jalgany Modern Spelling: Aboriginal woman ; Goori woman ; woman, Aboriginal
Related Words:
With same English translation:   jalgany  
English: Aboriginal woman, Goori woman,
Category: people
Comment: Y:Sha:Culhm also lists as girl, daugher; AT:Curr:Prior could be dugalgan or jalgany 'Aboriginal woman' or dagaygan 'white woman'; cf. also dubay; Y:Holm:Logn gives dubay also, the form from more southerly dialects.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm jalgany; Y:Holm jalgan woman (Fogty), jalgany woman, girl (Curry, Fogty, JFogty); Y:Allen talgunn woman; Y:Watsn talg'un, dug'alg
Example:

Yugambeh :'I don't like that woman.'

English: Yugam ngay malagir jalganygir. (from Y:Sha:Culh)

Example:

Yugambeh :'The (boy) is taller than the girl.'

English: Kurahr mamali jalganydjin mumuh. (from Y:Sha:Culh)

Example:

Yugambeh :'married man (literally 'woman-having')'

English: jalgany-nguhr (from Y:Hanl)