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Bundjalung English Category Dialect
janagan, jananggan boy people Middle Clarence Listen [more]
bihbi baby people Middle Clarence [more]
gung, gunggan baby people Middle Clarence [more]
juradjum, yuramgan baby people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
mulbadjin baby people Middle Clarence [more]
wuhm baby people Middle Clarence [more]
yuramgan, yuran.gan baby people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jahdjam baby ; child people Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gugar baby ; young bird or animal animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jahbu-yahgari baby, female people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jadjalbu baby, little people Lower Richmond [more]
bihyan(?) back body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
biyun(?) back body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
giral back body_part Lower Richmond [more]
girar back body_part Middle Clarence [more]
gumbar back body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gumbah back (behind?) body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
garabul, garbul back, small of body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
num back, to go ; return Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
wande backside body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gumu (?) backside ; buttocks body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jung bad Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jang bad ; badly ; sour ; harmful ; no good ; cheeky ; badness ; rubbish senses Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jahm-djang bad ; no good Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wahrang bad ; wicked ; cross senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gurihr bad news Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
yangmal bad swearing ; swearing, bad Lower Richmond [more]
jangwan- bad, be ; bad, become Middle Clarence [more]
jangwany bad, something ; something bad ; pain body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banyahr-djang bad, very Gold Coast Tweed [more]
munil bad-tempered senses Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jang bawur bad-tempered ; crazy ; angry ; stubborn senses Middle Clarence [more]
behng bag artifact Lower Richmond [more]
beyang, behng bag artifact Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jili bag ; rush (reed) used for bag making artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bunbeh, bunbi bag of split grass artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
dugurgan bag, man's artifact Middle Clarence [more]
bagul Bagulni location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nyugam, nyugan bailer shell ; basin ; pot ; billycan ; water container artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
guningma- bake (bread etc.) food Middle Clarence [more]
dawehng bald Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngong, ngahng ball game, Bundjalung language Lower Richmond [more]
gulgir bamboo plant Middle Clarence [more]
gambahn banded ; striped Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
yaguy, yagihl, yawgu, yaguny bandicoot animal Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
yaguy bandicoot ; kangaroo rat ; rat, kangaroo animal Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
durang bandicoot, Barred ; Barred bandicoot ; bandicoot, small species of animal Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bilang-duwahny bandicoot, large species of animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bilbi bandicoot, long-nosed animal Lower Richmond [more]
gamba(h)n-gambahn Bandy-bandy snake (stripey) ; snake, Bandy-bandy (stripey) reptile Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jurgan(?) bangalo stick plant Lower Richmond [more]
wudjamahmbura bangalow stick plant Copmanhurs [more]
banggawalban Bangawalbin Creek ; Bangawalbin River natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
mambe bank (of river) ; edge (of beach) ; beach, edge of ; river, bank of natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
baramba Baramba Creek ; Cherbourg (Qld) location Lower Richmond [more]
bargul bark plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bigba- bark (dog) animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
dun.geh bark (dry) for kindling ; kindling, dry bark food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wangba- bark (of dog ; dingo) animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bangba- bark (of dog) animal Lower Richmond [more]
yung bark (of dog, dingo) animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagul bark (of tree) (Gd) ; canoe ; boat artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
yung ba- bark ; yelp animal Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
wangbal bark of dog or dingo animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gundul (gandul?) bark of tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barul, baruh bark of tree (?) plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gundul bark of tree ; boat ; canoe plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
junggi (jun.geh) bark, dry food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buluhr bark, frayed plant Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhmbilahr barren ; useless insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nilguwa- barter ; trade Gold Coast Tweed [more]
biling bat animal Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngarmin bat animal Middle Clarence [more]
bilihny bat (generic) animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gaya-djam bathless Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bamrabah(?) bay natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
gale bay natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
garuhn bay natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
garun, garuhn bay natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jindirah bay natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
juriyal bay natural_environment Copmanhurs [more]
werwa- be (Gd) ; become (Gd) Middle Clarence [more]
-an.ga-, -angga- be ; become Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wan-, wana-, wara- be ; become Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
wan.ga- be ; do Lower Richmond [more]
nyah-nya(h) be careful! Gold Coast Tweed [more]
julidjwur (?) beach natural_environment Copmanhurs [more]
bunbar beach ; sea natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
burgar beach ; sea natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
muru gurahr beak bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jeyang, jehng beak ; mouth body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jahdjamwen- bear ; give birth body_part Middle Clarence [more]
jahdjam bira-, jahdjam bura- bear ; give birth (of woman) body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yarany, jarany, yariny beard body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
yering beard body_part Middle Clarence [more]
jarany beard ; hair of beard body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ningdjang (?) beardless body_part Middle Clarence [more]
yarany-djam beardless body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
yugam yarany beardless body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
manaldjahli Beaudesert location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gawunggan, gawnggan beautiful ; nice looking Middle Clarence [more]
gubil beautiful ; pretty bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jagahygam beautiful ; pretty Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jagihgan beautiful ; pretty Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wubil, gubil beautiful ; pretty Gold Coast Tweed [more]
galuhndar beautiful headland (probably Caloundra) natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wehn became ; was Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bilanggil because of the inlet from the sea natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
-wan become ; be Middle Clarence [more]
-yan become ; be Middle Clarence [more]
wen-, wen.ga-, wi- become ; be ; get ; have Lower Richmond [more]
baygalwan- become a man Middle Clarence [more]
nguhn.guwi- become dusk natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
gungganbanywan- become father of a baby ; father of a baby, become Middle Clarence [more]
gumbunywan- become finished ; complete Middle Clarence [more]
yargehnywan- become thin Middle Clarence [more]
deyulwan- become thin ; become emaciated body_part Middle Clarence [more]
galbili bed artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ginyiray bed artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nugay bee insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yala, yela bee insect Middle Clarence [more]
yale bee insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nyugay bee (generic) insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gabay bee ; bees ; English bee ; native bee (light coloured or white) ; honey insect Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
wan.gar bee ; honey insect Lower Richmond [more]
gudjabunggal bee, black insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyugay, yugay, nyugay bargal bee, Italian ; bee, English insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jambulang bee, large species of bee and its honey ; bee (large species of) and its honey ; bees ; honey insect Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
biridju bee, largest species of ; honey from biridju species of bee insect Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gudji bee, native dark-coloured (Y:Watsn) ; native bee, dark coloured (Y:Watson) ; honey (M) insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gudjabul bee, native sweet ; native sweet bee insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyugay(gan) bee, queen ; queen bee insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
waygargah beech tree plant Copmanhurs [more]
jugubay beehive insect Middle Clarence [more]
warahy-warahy beer food Middle Clarence [more]
muhy bees wax ; wax, bees insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bihn.gin beetle insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bin.gin-bin.gin beetle insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yahndin beetles insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahbany-bahbany beetles and cockroaches, some varieties of (Gd) ; cockroaches and beetles, some varieties of (Gd) ; beetle, species of (Wa) insect Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
wayrabu before ; previously time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nabi, nabeh- (?) begin ; play Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngabi-, nabeh- begin ; play ; off you go (?) All [more]
bihny behind location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jing-jing bell artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jigir belly body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
julba belly ; stomach body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
mihran, mehran belly ; stomach body_part Middle Clarence [more]
mirung belly ; stomach body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
muhng belly ; stomach body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngayahdjil belonging to me ; mine Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jumguy belongings ; possessions ; swag ; bundle artifact Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
duhn belongings of deceased person artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
judje below body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gargahn, garguhn belt (of net-work) artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wayan-gubi/wahn-gubi belt, a artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulahnde- bend Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulandeh bend food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
juruy bend in a creek or gully ; corner natural_environment Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bale beneath ; lower surface location Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-gaye benefactive Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gundan bent ; crooked Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
berang, berung Berrung language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balun-balun (bulun-buluhn?) berry plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
marun berry type food Lower Richmond [more]
garin beside ; close ; near Middle Clarence [more]
ngarbany betrothal ; marriage ; place of betrothal or marriage language Middle Clarence [more]
wahr beware Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wa! beware, watch out! Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagar beyond location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bagar-djang beyond Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gamagay big Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gamay big Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
guygihn big Lower Richmond [more]
wilahr big Copmanhurs [more]
baralany big (?) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jang malgan big (of storm) natural_environment Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gidjuhny big (person, storm, river) Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
gamay big ; large Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gamay big ; large Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jeyir, jehr big ; large ; important Middle Clarence [more]
jehr big ; much ; loud ; fast Middle Clarence [more]
gamay-djang big ; plenty artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yalurgul (?) Big Burleigh location All [more]
gamay-bang, gamay-bir big toe ; big thumb body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
wilahr nyugambil big toe ; toe, big body_part Copmanhurs [more]
gambunding big, very ; big, exceptionally Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bilambil Bilambil Gold Coast Tweed [more]
marahn bird bird Middle Clarence [more]
yirdiny bird bird Middle Clarence [more]
yiriliny bird bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyungambil, nyumbil bird (any sort) bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yiririhny bird (generic) bird Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jilbi bird excreta ; excreta of bird bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jundjulum, junydjulum bird species bird Middle Clarence [more]
wihn juhm bird species ('? smoke') bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
muhmbil-muhmbil bird species ; quail bird Middle Clarence [more]
gulawan bird's track bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bihrin, birin bird, any bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyumbil, nyungambil bird, any bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jurgari bird, dollar ; dollar bird bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wagay-wagay bird, redhead (Y:Alln) ; redhead bird (Y:Alln) ; Swamp-hen, Eastern bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyangga bird, regent bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyangga, nangga-nangga, nyanggar bird, regent ; bowerbird, regent ; regent bird bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wamban bird, satin ; satin bird bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyuwanybil bird, small (species) bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buliya-buliya birds, many little bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
birihn Birihn, name of Bundjalung dialect spoken around Rappville ; Rappville Bundjalung dialect name language Middle Clarence [more]
birihnbar Birinburra clan, at head of Nerang River ; Nerang River, Birinburra clan at head of location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyamul gayiribini birth body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyam bit at a time Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ying- bite Middle Clarence [more]
ying-, yingga-, yinga-, nyingga- bite ; sting Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
madja- bite off a mouthful of food food Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
yinggan/yingun bite, a Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jamay bitter senses Middle Clarence [more]
julahy, julay bitter ; sour ; sweet, not food Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
duhndun, duwan-duwan, duwun black colour Gold Coast Tweed [more]
duwun, duhndun black colour Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gawal black colour Middle Clarence [more]
ngunyung black colour Lower Richmond [more]
ngagu black ; dark colour Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
giny-giny black ant ; ant, black insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bugam(gah) Black Bean tree ; tree, Black Bean plant Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
gahr black cockatoo ; cockatoo, black bird Lower Richmond [more]
gilgir black jumping ant ; ant, black jumping ; jumping ant, black insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
guwan black kangaroo doe (Wa) ; black wallaroo doe (Wu:Calley) ; grey faced kangaroo (Wu:Calley) ; kangaroo doe, black (Wa) ; wallaroo doe, black (Wu:Calley) ; kangaroo, grey faced (Wu:Calley) animal Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
juluhngay black native bee ; bee, black native insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguhny black paint ; charcoal ; embers ; soot ; paint, black natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
magay black paint ; paint, black artifact Middle Clarence [more]
ganam Black possum ; possum, black animal Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
dundanngahw black possum, female ; possum, black (female) animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bawyam black scrub goanna ; goanna, black scrub reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gabalgin, gabalginy black scrub lizard ; lizard, black scrub reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
dirany black snake ; snake, black reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gangguy black snake ; snake, black reptile Copmanhurs [more]
gumgaye black snake ; snake, black reptile Middle Clarence [more]
gunggay black snake ; snake, black reptile Lower Richmond [more]
juhm-guwang black snake ; snake, black reptile Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jumgung, jumgum, jumgu (?) black snake ; snake, black reptile Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ginibi Black Swan ; Swan, Black bird Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ginygar black swan ; swan, black bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
muru-dalang, muru-gudjihny black swan ; swan, black bird Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
muru-gudji black swan ; swan, black bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bigargin black swan ; swan, black ; magpie goose bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
janduhr, jandur Black Wallaroo, male ; Wallaroo, Black (male) animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
dahringen Black wattle ; wattle, Black plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bilgan, birgan blackfish fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
biragan, biligan blackfish fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ganam-gana(h)m blackhead ; pimple body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baleh bladder body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
garahbil, garehbil blady grass ; grass, blady plant Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngumban blanket artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
wandjigur blanket artifact Middle Clarence [more]
winyarga blanket artifact Middle Clarence [more]
gumar-an.ga- bleed body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulany blend Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balany blind body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gulang blind senses Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jahy (?) blind senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
mih-balum blind senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
mih-djam blind body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
milbang blind body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
mubi blind body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nyahnydjam, nyahndjam blind body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
mih bumi- blink Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nyimgeh- jiyaw (nyimgeh jiyaw) blink body_part Middle Clarence [more]
nyumgi- blink ; close the eyes body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bangba(h)- block ; stand in the way of (Gd) ; fend off Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
madjir blocked (Gd) ; blunt (Wa) Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
badjil, badjul blood body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
mural blood body_part Copmanhurs [more]
gumar blood ; veins body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunalbu bloodwood plant Lower Richmond [more]
bungaw bloodwood tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
burgin bloodwood tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bunaw bloodwood tree ; red bloodwood tree plant Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bambi- (?) blow All [more]
bumba- blow Lower Richmond [more]
balaba- blow ; blow at ; blow on Middle Clarence [more]
junbarma- blow ; flyblow insect Middle Clarence [more]
buhmbi- blow ; smoke ; blow something (including cigarettes Wa) Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baluba-, baluma- blow cool ; blow out ; extinguish ; put out (fire) food Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gehrang blow fly ; fly, blow insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
junbar blowfly, fly, maggot, bush fly, house fly insect Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
marahn blue colour Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
mulany-mulahny blue crane ; crane, blue bird Middle Clarence [more]
gambul blue fly ; fly, blue insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gundir blue gum ; gum, blue plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
man.gar blue gum ; gum, blue (tree) ; gum plant Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gubagan, gabugan blue tongue lizard ; lizard, blue tongue reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jihrgan blue-gum ; gum, blue- plant Middle Clarence [more]
dumuny blunt Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
maran blunt Gold Coast Tweed [more]
marun blunt reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
murgung blunt plant Middle Clarence [more]
murwang blunt Middle Clarence [more]
ngubur blunt Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nugur blunt Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wanggay blunt location Lower Richmond [more]
munguru blunt (of knife) fish Middle Clarence [more]
gunyba- boast language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
muwi muwi-nyihn boast language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
marinduy boat ; ship artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
jun.guhnun bobtailed Gold Coast Tweed [more]
muwang body body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yuwang body body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
baganggah Boggangar clan people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
julur boil body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
barambuhny bold (very), person people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
yaragan bone body_part Copmanhurs [more]
bang(g)an bone(?) body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
guhnggur Boobook Owl bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bihbar book ; letter ; paper ; newspaper artifact Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bulalugang(?), bulalagany Boolologung location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
waran boomerang, fighting ; fighting boomerang artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barung(bah) boomerang, large (Tw:Bray:Sc) artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
barung boomerang, non-returning artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bargahn-bur boomerang, toy artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
garahnday boomerang-thrower, expert people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
burang Boorong location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunambil boot artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jinang-gaba boot artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buhr(?) bora artifact Lower Richmond [more]
mur-gerahngga- bora language Copmanhurs [more]
duwalibih bora ground language Copmanhurs [more]
gabang bora ground language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wandaril bora ground (?) artifact Lower Richmond [more]
buhl bora ground ; Bora Ring ; ring ; corroboree ground ; circle (for initiation) language Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
magihny bora ground ; secret ; sacred artifact Middle Clarence [more]
wandahral bora ring artifact Middle Clarence [more]
wandahrilbi bora ring language Middle Clarence [more]
buwul, buhl bora ring ; ring language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bahlu(?) born body_part Lower Richmond [more]
ban.gahn born body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
miyunggi- born, be body_part Middle Clarence [more]
mihyung (?), miyunggi- born, to be body_part Middle Clarence [more]
mahdja-gan boss or employer (female) ; bossy woman ; woman, bossy people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
mahdja-gali bossy person people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngiring both Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buyma-, buhyma- bother Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jinbigir bottle tree (Gn) ; tree, bottle (Gn) plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jinbigeri, jinbigehr Bottle Tree ; Tree, Bottle plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
julungany Bottle Tree ; Tree, Bottle plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
mahram Bottlebrush plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
juyah bottom ; lower down ; in ; inside location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jarugahng boulder natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
binggeh(?) bowels body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bing(g)ay, muh bowels body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulehn(?) bowels body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
dugari bowels body_part Middle Clarence [more]
muh, bing(g)ay bowels body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yuragahr bowels body_part Copmanhurs [more]
jirguluhm Bower-bird, Satin ; Satin Bower-bird bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
dulum bowerbird bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngadjangah bowerbird, regent ; regent bowerbird bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wundal bowl made from cork tree or bat tree artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
balun, balungay boy people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jabuh (Wi, M), jabuyil (M) boy people Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jabu, jabuh boy people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jananggan boy people Lower Richmond [more]
margan boy people Lower Richmond [more]
yanangga boy people Copmanhurs [more]
jabu boy ; youth people Middle Clarence [more]
jabuh boy to puberty people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
mulam boy under 12 years people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jabul boy, little people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
galmarahny bracken ; fern plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bangbang brain body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gam-gam brain body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jarang-jarang branch (of tree) plant Middle Clarence [more]
dinir branches, small plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
mamer brave Middle Clarence [more]
ngidjahng brave ; daring ; courage senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
duhyiny-djam brave ; fearless senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gadjang brave ; game senses Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gadjangwan- brave, become ; game, become Middle Clarence [more]
burehn bread food Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
baga- break Lower Richmond [more]
gawa- break ; smash Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jalmayma- break ; smash natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bahga- break ; smash ; crack Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jim gawa- break off ; brief, be Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguhlun bream, bony fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
julinggan breast body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
guruhm, guruhmbil breast ; milk body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngama breast ; milk body_part Middle Clarence [more]
mihrang breasts body_part Lower Richmond [more]
ngamin breasts body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
guruhm breasts ; teat(s) body_part Lower Richmond [more]
buhwi breath body_part Middle Clarence [more]
buwi breath body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhwi bira- breathe body_part Middle Clarence [more]
buhwi-an.ga- breathe body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buhyi, buhyi-an.ga- breathe ; pull ; tire body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yihdj ba- breathe heavily body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buwi-buwi breathless body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jim bura- brief, be Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
wamginy- bring Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yangani- bring ; fetch Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yanganibuli-, yanganiburi- bring ; fetch Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yangini- bring ; fetch Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bahnybi- bring ; pick up to bring ; pick up ; take out ; bring up (of wind) ; go (cause to) from inside to outside Middle Clarence [more]
yang yanihndi- bring here Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
yanganda- bring here Middle Clarence [more]
yanihndi- bring, to ; take, to Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bagahn (?) broad (?) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
daw-daw Broad-billed Roller bird (Gd) ; Roller bird, Broad-billed (Gd) plant Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
galubar(?) broken bone body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gayugul brolga bird Lower Richmond [more]
gilgil brolga bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
guralgam brolga bird Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jinuhn garahr brolga bird Lower Richmond [more]
muralmim brolga bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wurgilay, wurgili brolga bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
murulmany brolga ; native companion bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gudarum brother people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
banahm brother, female's; brother, male's younger people Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gungbilahn brown pigeon ; pigeon, brown bird Copmanhurs [more]
gimang Brown Rat-Kangaroo ; Rat-Kangaroo, Brown animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bam bam bruise ; swelling body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jalanggir Brunswick clan people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
jurangbil Brunswick River location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gurayir brush box ; box, brush plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gabirgay brush timber ; timber, brush plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buwiny bubble natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
bahwa- build (canoe ; house ; bridge ; etc.) Middle Clarence [more]
bawga- build ; make firm ; fasten permanently ; build (of a house) (Gd) Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ganggal-gali bull animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ganggar-gali bull animal Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jibi, jibirah bull rout fish fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gumuhm bull-ant ; bull-dog ant ; ant, bull ; ant, bull-dog insect Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
guhnyah (?) bullock animal Copmanhurs [more]
mira-mirabay (?) bullock animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yarwandina bullock animal Lower Richmond [more]
jibi Bullrout Cod ; Cod, Bullrout fish Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gibirah, jibirah bullrout fish (Gresty) ; kipper (GC:Meston) fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yimbun bulrush plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bayagan bulrushes plant Middle Clarence [more]
bulam Bulum people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yirgah- bump Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bulidju- bump ; bump accidentally causing pain Middle Clarence [more]
jalal ba- bump ; bumping noise, make a Middle Clarence [more]
jalalbay bumping noise Middle Clarence [more]
ngahng, ngong Bundjalung ball game ; ball game, Bundjalung artifact Lower Richmond [more]
bandjalang Bundjalung language or dialect ; person of Bundjalung speaking group language Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
buhnyi Bunya Mountains location Middle Clarence [more]
gumuhl burial ground ; grave location Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
jalinggul, jaling, jalurgul (?) Burleigh Head ; Burleigh or Big Burleigh location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bara-, bahra- burn food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
yugi- burn ; burnt, get ; burning, be Middle Clarence [more]
guyba-, guybali- burn ; cook food Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
guyba- burn ; roast ; cook by roasting or burning food Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngahlir burp ; wind ; belch body_part Middle Clarence [more]
barungbah Burringbah location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
biriny burrow (Gd) ; tunnel (Gd) ; crack, a (Wa) natural_environment Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ban.ga- burst Gold Coast Tweed [more]
gun.gumani (gungguma-?) bury Gold Coast Tweed [more]
babar, babara(h) bush ; country, rough and scrubb ; forest, rough and scrubby natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
muruwi bush ; scrub ; forest plant Middle Clarence [more]
bagi bush ; scrub ; jungle natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
gabal bush ; scrub, big ; forest, thick ; rainforest (Wa) ; forest (Wa) woods (We) natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
gurbuy bushy (of hair) ; bushy (of tree) plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
dugung bushy (of hair) ; uncombed (of the hair) body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
julbuy guhndun bushy hair ; hair, bushy body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gimihl busy Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-wahr but Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
gulgurang, gulguran butcher-bird bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
wudwud butcherbird bird Middle Clarence [more]
bahm gahng- butt into conversation Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bandjilam, bandjalahm butterfly ; moth ; cockroach insect Middle Clarence [more]
garbal buttocks body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bandang buttocks (N) ; posterior (person???s) body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
nguhn ba- buzz Middle Clarence [more]
nyalnyehlbay buzzing noise in ears ; tinnitus body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
guba by-and-by time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngulungmay by-and-by ; soon ; directly time Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
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