Bundjalung Dictionary

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Muurrbay plans to conduct workshops around Bundjalung-Yugambeh country to help people use this online dictionary. It is a work in progress so your feedback is important to us. Please read the instructions by following the "more" button below.

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Bundjalung English Category Dialect
-l one able to perform an action Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-le- All [more]
-leh imperative (repetitive, reflexive or continuous) Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
-lehla progressive Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
-lehn imperfective aspect with antipassive Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
-lehny antipassive + imminent aspect ; reflexive + imminent aspect Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
-li(h) nominaliser Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-li, -le reflexive ; antipassive Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence [more]
-li, -le continuous, repetitive Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-lu ergative suffix on demonstratives All [more]
-lur(u), -lu past ; finished action Gold Coast Tweed [more]
lagumbi- lock up Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
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