Bundjalung Dictionary

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Bundjalung English Category Dialect
-bu marks agent or transitive subject and instrument used for an action Gold Coast Tweed [more]
-buhny typified by Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bu derivational suffix Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bu again (Gd) ; now (Gd) ; still (Gd) Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buba ashes natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
buban flood natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buban.gan summer time Lower Richmond [more]
bubang water natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
bubar forest natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bubayeh sea turtle fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bube(h), buba dust natural_environment Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bubeh ashes ; dust natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bubidjan, bubigan (buhbi-?) ashes of a fire ; fire ashes food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bubigan flooded ground natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bubu, buyi-buyi, buybuy, bulbu, bulbul Angophera ; apple tree, native plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budja- tell lies ; gossip language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjabuyay swallow (bird) bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjagah fig tree plant Copmanhurs [more]
budjahng stepchild people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjalgan handsome woman ; woman, handsome people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjang liver body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjar love senses Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjar snow ; feather natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
budjar-an.ga- soften ; love senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjaragan young woman ; woman, young people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjarah, budjarahbu morning time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjaram story ; myth ; legend ; sacred thing language Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjaram gawari- tell a story ; story, tell a language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjarbalahgan spirit-being (female) language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjarbil gumtree blossum ; blossom of gumtree plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjarbiny, budjarbin(y) flower plant Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjaru quiet ; harmless Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjaru-budjaru daybreak time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjarundjam rotten (of trees) plant Middle Clarence [more]
budjay almost Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjay-budjay, budjabuyay happy family birds ; swallow (bird) ; birds, happy family bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjeh cunjevoi tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budji leg body_part Middle Clarence [more]
budjigan, budjagan pussy (cat from English) ; cat (from English, pussy cat) animal Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
budjigehn cat, tame ; cat, domestic animal Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjihrbiny foam ; froth natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjiny flatus ; wind body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjir soft Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budju- spin Middle Clarence [more]
budjuhr cowardly Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjuhy shrub ; small bushy tree ; tree, small and bushy plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjur soft Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjur-an.ga- love (Y:Allen) ; bleed (Y:Allen) ; soften (Y:Allen) senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjur-budjur daybreak time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjurbu early time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
budjurguhmu Mt Barney location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
budjurma- soften Middle Clarence [more]
budjurngu Mt Barney location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buga- poke ; peck ; sting ; stab ; spear ; write Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugaba(h) shoulder-blade body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bugaban(y) sparrowhawk ; hawk ; kite body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bugahw rotten ; smelling ; stinking senses Middle Clarence [more]
bugahygan daughter-in-law people Middle Clarence [more]
bugal good ; pleasant ; beautiful ; nice ; quiet Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugal-bugalehn good, very ; very good Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bugaliny(?) goanna reptile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugalma- well, to do (Gd) ; carefully, do (Gd) ; heal (Wa) ; correctly, do (Wa) ; correct, be (Wa) body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugalma- make good ; good, make ; repair ; mend ; fix ; cure ; improve Middle Clarence [more]
bugalwan- good, be ; good, become Middle Clarence [more]
bugalwen- good, be ; good, become ; recover ; get well Middle Clarence [more]
bugam ripe plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bugam(gah) Black Bean tree ; tree, Black Bean plant Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
bugam, bugambil (bunambil M:Liv) Moreton Bay Chestnut ; Bean Tree ; beanpod of the Moreton Bay Chestnut ; shoe ; boot plant Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugandar scrotum body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugaw rotten ; putrid ; stinking ; smelling vile (meat) ; vile-smelling (of meat) senses Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugaw jabay carrion eater ; eater of carrion bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugay (bagay?) wife's mother ; mother-in-law (man???s) people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buginbar peak, a Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bugir-an.ga- clear Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bugul meaning unknown Middle Clarence [more]
bugum love (Gd) ; sorry (Wa) senses Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugumwi- sexual desire, to have senses Middle Clarence [more]
buguny death-adder reptile Middle Clarence [more]
bugur clever ; clever man people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bugur rope ; string ; fishing line artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bugurahn object tied to some other thing artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buguy father-in-law people Middle Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
buguya- open ; split open ; crack Middle Clarence [more]
buguydjargan, buguygirgan parent-in-law people Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buh-buh sap plant Middle Clarence [more]
buhbany Sassafras ; medicine tree ; tree, medicine plant Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhbarah up in the air ; heaven language Middle Clarence [more]
buhl bora ground ; Bora Ring ; ring ; corroboree ground ; circle (for initiation) language Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhl testicles body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buhlmang whirlwind, large natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhlnginy catfish nest fish Middle Clarence [more]
buhmbi- blow ; smoke ; blow something (including cigarettes Wa) Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhmbilahr barren ; useless insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhn-buny whirlwind, small natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhn-bunybuhr whirlwind, tiny natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhn.gir lip body_part Lower Richmond [more]
buhnbing antbed ; termite's nest insect Middle Clarence [more]
buhnbun-gay (?) pheasant, wild bird Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
buhnda- pick ; pluck ; break by pulling Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhnda- singe food Middle Clarence [more]
buhndan(?) lungs body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhny wind natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
buhny-buhny whirlywind natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
buhnybi- pluck (of fur, feathers) Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhnyi Bunya Mountains location Middle Clarence [more]
buhr(?) bora artifact Lower Richmond [more]
buhrdjam man's sister's son ; nephew (man's sister's son) people Lower Richmond [more]
buhwi breath body_part Middle Clarence [more]
buhwi bira- breathe body_part Middle Clarence [more]
buhwi-, buhyi-, buwi- pull (Wa) ; pick up (Wa) ; drag (Gd) ; travel towards (Gd) Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhwi-an.ga- breathe body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buhwi-gali shortwinded body_part Middle Clarence [more]
buhya- pull Lower Richmond [more]
buhyi, buhyi-an.ga- breathe ; pull ; tire body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buhyi- (buhya-?) pull along ; pull off Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buhyi-, buhwi-, bunyi- pull ; draw ; draw along ; pull out Middle Clarence [more]
buhyigan.gah (buwigan.gah) wattle plant Copmanhurs [more]
buhyiny, buhyiny-buhyiny gift given to obtain a wife ; wife, gift given to obtain a Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhyiyan male Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buhyma- pin down ; hold down Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bula you (plural) Lower Richmond [more]
bula bula four Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bula bula yabul five Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bulagahlan, bulanggahlan scarce Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulagana your (plural) Lower Richmond [more]
bulaganbanyi you (plural) Lower Richmond [more]
bulaganmihr you all animal Middle Clarence [more]
bulah two ; both people Middle Clarence [more]
bulah(bu) two ; pair Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bulah-bulah four Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulah-bulah together Middle Clarence [more]
bulah-bulah-yabur five Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulahbu two ; they two Middle Clarence [more]
bulahbu yabur three Middle Clarence [more]
bulahnday twins people Middle Clarence [more]
bulahnde- bend Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulahnggi- do together Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bulahr two Copmanhurs [more]
bulahwar flour food Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bulalugang(?), bulalagany Boolologung location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulam wood adder reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulam Bulum people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulam tea tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulam, bulambil tea tree plant Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
bulam-bulam peewee bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulanday(gan) twins people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulandeh bend food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulany blend Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bular ashes food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bular-an.ga- sweep Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulawbin intestines, large body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulbing drum ; skin stuffed with grass and beaten with the hand artifact Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bulbinggah- drum Middle Clarence [more]
bulbu apple-box tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulbul Angophera tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulehn(?) bowels body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulerah flour food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulgun wallaby animal Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
bulibiny tomahawk, stone ; stone tomahawk artifact Lower Richmond [more]
bulidju- bump ; bump accidentally causing pain Middle Clarence [more]
bulihm tea tree plant Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bulin-bulihn peewee bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buliya-buliya birds, many little bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bulngahn, burguwahm (?) summer natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
bulngar hot ; warm Middle Clarence [more]
bulngarwan- hot, become or be Middle Clarence [more]
buluhlmang, bulwang, buhwulmang, buwulmang whirlwind natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buluhr bark, frayed plant Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bulun inside location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buluny kidney (Wa) ; lump of clay (Gd) ; clay, lump of (Gd) body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buluny round and fat Lower Richmond [more]
buluny-buluhny cloud, cumulus ; rain cloud ; cloud, rain natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
buluny-buluny kidney body_part Middle Clarence [more]
bulur food food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bum-, buma-, bumga-, bumbi- hit ; strike ; kill ; kill by fighting ; beat ; destroy Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buma- (?) paint Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bumahla-ngahrilihgu corroboree language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bumalehn fight Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bumay flat natural_environment Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bumba- blow Lower Richmond [more]
bumbah, bumbay taylor fish ; tailer fish ; poomboy fish fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bumbang/bambang unhealthy ; sickly ; weak body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bumbay, bumbuy ahead ; straight location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bumbil stick used for carrying a corpse for burial ; burial, stick used for carrying a corpse for artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bumbinbihn-baral grass-tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bumbumgan light weight animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bumenalah killing ; murder Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bumilih-nginy fighter people Middle Clarence [more]
bunahn pole artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunalbu bloodwood plant Lower Richmond [more]
bunambil boot artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bunaw bloodwood tree ; red bloodwood tree plant Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunaw(gan), bunawah place where bloodwood trees grow, bloodwood tree place location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bunbar beach ; sea natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bunbeh, bunbi bag of split grass artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bundagah- approach Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bundagahl close ; near location Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bundagahli- approach location Middle Clarence [more]
bundahn Wait-a-while vine ; vine, Wait-a-while plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bundar frost ; ice natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
bundin stringybark tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bundjima- cook by covering with ashes or burying in hot coals food Middle Clarence [more]
bundjin thin people Middle Clarence [more]
bunduhny Skink, Cunningham's long-tailed Spiny reptile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bundur rough plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunga- hit Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bungaw bloodwood tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bungbi frost natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunggabi tree, big plant Lower Richmond [more]
bunggahn kick, a Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bunggan full ; satisfied body_part Lower Richmond [more]
bunggari (?) lips body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunggil intensifier, very strong Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunggir lip body_part Middle Clarence [more]
bungguhm, bungguhmbiny passionfruit, wild ; wild passionfruit plant Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bungguri weak fish Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buni- do thoroughly bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunihnyba Fingal Head ; Pooningbahooningbah or Fingal Head location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bunybi-, bunybi-, buhnybi- lick ; suck Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
bunybuny angry senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
bunyugah- discuss ; talk about language Middle Clarence [more]
bura- pull out ; take out ; take off ; peel ; pull down ; release ; undo or skin (something) ; remove ; remove from inside or outside something Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buragin crayfish fish Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
burahng(djin) dress artifact Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buram out of way ; behind ; outside ; back ; rear location Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buram yanbuhny teacher of the law ; law, teacher of the people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
burang Boorong location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
burangdjin dress ; clothes artifact Middle Clarence [more]
burbali- hide oneself Gold Coast Tweed [more]
burbam raft artifact Middle Clarence [more]
burbi koala animal Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
burbigul wood duck ; duck, wood bird Lower Richmond [more]
burbul(?) soldier ant (gigas) ; ant, soldier insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
burdji- hurt, become ; damaged body_part Middle Clarence [more]
burehn bread food Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
burga- change Middle Clarence [more]
burgal widower people Middle Clarence [more]
burgar beach ; sea natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
burgar, burugar sea natural_environment Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
burgaram (?) pleasant, very Gold Coast Tweed [more]
burgin bloodwood tree plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
burginy wind natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
burginy waring winds, winter ; winter winds natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
burgu almost (?) natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
burguhn widower people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buridjam nephew people Middle Clarence [more]
buridjamgan niece people Middle Clarence [more]
burigali Pretty Gully location Middle Clarence [more]
burihgam man's wife's brother's son ; nephew-in-law (son of a man's wife's brother) people Lower Richmond [more]
burin (bundin?), bandahn stone natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
burmay initiation ceremony (?) ; ceremony of initiation (?) language Middle Clarence [more]
burugar sea ; beach ; coast natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
buruhgan warm season time Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buruhl mountain (main range or peak) natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buruhlgan curlew ; plover, stone ; stone plover bird All [more]
buruhng snore body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buruhr two Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buruhr yabura three body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
burul, burur two ; both body_part Middle Clarence [more]
burung-burung asleep senses Middle Clarence [more]
buruwagan plover, stone ; stone plover ; curlew bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buwangan, buyargan plover, stone ; stone plover ; curlew bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buwi breath body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buwi-buwi breathless body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buwiny bubble natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
buwiyan wind ; breeze natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
buwul, buhl bora ring ; ring language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buy-buy puffed ; short-winded body_part Lower Richmond [more]
buy-buygah apple tree ; tree, apple plant Middle Clarence [more]
buya- pull ; lift Lower Richmond [more]
buya- (buwiya-) go through Middle Clarence [more]
buyahy news ; message language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buyan-buyehn whirlwind natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
buyay message ; news language Middle Clarence [more]
buybuy apple tree, native ; Angophera ; Apple gum plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buyeh fig tree plant Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
buygun cod fish Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buyin waterhole ; swamp natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
buyma-, buhyma- bother Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buyu calf of leg ; leg, lower body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buyu male Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buyu- pull Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buyugulan tree goanna ; goanna, tree reptile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buyuh-wan- grow up, to ; adult, become body_part Middle Clarence [more]
buyuhl hill ; mountain natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
buyuhlgan, buruhlgan, buruwagan(?) curlew ; plover, stone ; stone plover bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buyuhny spirit-being, male, one kind of language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buyumany heap ; stack ; pile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
buyuny giant ; God ; father language Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
buyur-buyur hill, little ; little hill natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
buyuy grass plant Lower Richmond [more]
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