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Bundjalung English Category Dialect
-nga(h) of ; belonging to Gold Coast Tweed [more]
-ngan sympathy Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-nggahl, -gahl after Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-ngi inhabiting Middle Clarence [more]
-ngi, -ngih and Middle Clarence [more]
-ngin All [more]
-ngu from ; out of ; through All [more]
-ngu All [more]
-nguhrgan having ; with Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
-ngula also ; too Middle Clarence [more]
-ngurgan having ; possessing ; containing Middle Clarence [more]
-nguy, -ngu, -ng topic change Middle Clarence [more]
ngaban, ngabany All [more]
ngabany quickly ; quick Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngabar quick ; fast ; often ; quickly Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngabar-ngabar often Middle Clarence [more]
ngabarma- do (something) quickly ; hurry up and do something Middle Clarence [more]
ngabarmaya immediately ; at once Middle Clarence [more]
ngabe still more Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngabi-, nabeh- begin ; play ; off you go (?) All [more]
ngabnuy (?) thirsty body_part Middle Clarence [more]
ngaburay teenage woman ; woman, teenage people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngaburgale frost natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
ngabuwa dark plant Lower Richmond [more]
ngabuy, ngabuygam(?), nenidjing lawyer vine(s) ; vine(s), lawyer ; lawyer cane ; cane, lawyer plant Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
ngadjah me, for Middle Clarence [more]
ngadjan sunning place of reptile ; reptile sunning place reptile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngadjang grandfather ; grandson people Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngadjang-gali elder ; spirit being, powerful people Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngadjang-nguhr pelican bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngadjangah bowerbird, regent ; regent bowerbird bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngadjga-, ngadjgah- whisper language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngadjgahy whisper ; whispering language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngadjinggirgan wife (?) (Gn) people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngadju I (ergative) Lower Richmond [more]
ngadjugam perch, fresh-water fish Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngagam tame dog ; dog (tame) animal Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngagam-ngagam oak, small species with yellow flowers plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngagi- disappear Middle Clarence [more]
ngagihndi- run away Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngagilima- turn into Middle Clarence [more]
ngagu black ; dark colour Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
ngagu night ; quiet place (Gd:Smy only) natural_environment Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngaguwan- dark, become ; black, become ; night, become natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
ngah, ngeh and Middle Clarence [more]
ngahgum king parrot ; parrot, king bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngahguny night time Copmanhurs [more]
ngahlir burp ; wind ; belch body_part Middle Clarence [more]
ngahmar axe, large artifact Middle Clarence [more]
ngahn, ngahnduwal Ngahnduwal dialect language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngahn, ngehn who? ; somebody ; someone Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngahna whose Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngahnduwal Ngandowal ; Tweed Valley dialect language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngahng, ngong Bundjalung ball game ; ball game, Bundjalung artifact Lower Richmond [more]
ngahnggaw owl, large species of bird Middle Clarence [more]
ngahny top ; summit natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
ngahny high ; wide Middle Clarence [more]
ngahny one who likes to be waited upon by others ; waited upon by others, one who likes to be people Middle Clarence [more]
ngahny Yellow Robin ; Robin, Yellow bird All [more]
ngahny bira- yawn body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngahnybir gape ; yawn body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngahnybun hill ; hillock natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
ngahnyma- lift Middle Clarence [more]
ngahr hunting ; hunt food Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
ngahr splash ; plop animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngahra-, ngahra play Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngahri game ; dance ; play ; playing Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
ngahri- play ; dance ; boil ; rough (water) Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
ngahri-bihny playground location All [more]
ngahri-gali person who dances or plays around ; dances or plays around, person who people Middle Clarence [more]
ngahri-gubih toy artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngahri-jagun dancing ground location Lower Richmond [more]
ngahribabar over location Middle Clarence [more]
ngahribih dancing ground location Copmanhurs [more]
ngahridjan fun Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngahrilihgu ready Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngahrima- music, make Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngahrin dancing ; rough (of water) natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
ngahrindi- dance while holding something Middle Clarence [more]
ngahrindihn, ngahrandiyan (?) playground ; corroboree location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngahriny-ngahriny amusing thing Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngahwiny hot (of people) body_part Middle Clarence [more]
ngahwun duck, wood ; wood duck bird Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence [more]
ngal quickly location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngalawa- look for ; ask (for) ; search ; hunt ; find ; ask question ; question, ask food Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngalaway question Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngaleh also Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngalgal, nalgal (?) dingo animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngalgir perhaps Middle Clarence [more]
ngali we (intransitive subject) Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
ngali-wahlu we and you Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngali-wudjeh you and I Middle Clarence [more]
ngalihrban all of us ; we all Middle Clarence [more]
ngalu, ngalu(h) dark ; night(time) (Gn) ; night ; darkness time Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngaluh tree goanna ; goanna, tree reptile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngalumbe shark (?) fish Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngama breast ; milk body_part Middle Clarence [more]
ngamah carrion-eater bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngamahbil milk body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngamahl goanna, tree ; tree goanna ; goanna reptile Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
ngamahr goanna reptile Middle Clarence [more]
ngamal fork (between legs) body_part Lower Richmond [more]
ngamandjin seahawk, red and white bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngamang, ngahmang milk ; breast, woman's body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngamanggah- ride ; copulate with ; have sex with body_part Middle Clarence [more]
ngamarbilahr fork of tree plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngamaweh gently ; softly Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngambahr almost ; nearly ; not quite ; more or less ; somewhat. Middle Clarence [more]
ngambany cover ; hut ; house or blanket ; blanket or house artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngambanygar (?) horse animal Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
ngambi cabbage tree plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngambi(?) vulva body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngambibihny cabbage tree (palm) plant Copmanhurs [more]
ngambil top Middle Clarence [more]
ngambuhni-, ngambuhnggi- slow, be Middle Clarence [more]
ngambuhr soft ; slow Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngambuhrma- slowly, do ; softly, do Middle Clarence [more]
ngamgayi- dive Middle Clarence [more]
ngamgir(?) headland natural_environment Lower Richmond [more]
ngamin breasts body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngamun wise body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngan.giri spit ; saliva body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nganah mistake ; error bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nganbanuba (anbanuba) oath language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngandahla ironbark, silver-leafed plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngandam (?) snake, red ; red snake reptile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngandan corpse Middle Clarence [more]
ngandan sticks, green ; firewood, wet food Middle Clarence [more]
ngandan windbreak natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngandan-gahlawa- cook on green firewood food Middle Clarence [more]
ngandany end, far ; end, other ; far end ; other end Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngandar others ; others, the people Middle Clarence [more]
ngandir night ; dark ; black time Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
ngandjar weak (when someone coming) Lower Richmond [more]
ngandjar (nydj) false ; untrue ; lie Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngandjar-(ngandjar(-gali)) (nydj) lie (falsehood) ; pretence Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngandjara- (nydj) pretend ; lie Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngandjaranying (nydj) liar people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngang(g)arih sap plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nganggaw owl species bird Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nganyah my (own) ; mine Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nganyahgan my daughter ; daughter, my people Lower Richmond [more]
nganyalbula fork (in road or river) natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
nganyaw, nganyang jest ; joke language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nganydjar buhyi- tell a lie ; lie language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nganydjarma- tell a lie ; lie language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nganyi me Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nganyi nganyi nganyi oh dear! ; oh dear me! Middle Clarence [more]
ngara again Middle Clarence [more]
ngara perhaps ; I think Middle Clarence [more]
ngaragan axe-handle artifact Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngarah?wal name of branch of Bandjalang living between Tweed Heads and Southport people Middle Clarence [more]
ngarahngbal name of dialect spoken in Coolangatta (Gold Coast) area ; Coolangatta (Gold Coast) area , name of dialect spoken in ; Coolangatta (Gold Coast) area dialect language Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngaram miyi- depart (never to return) Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngaram, nyaram lizard, frilled ; frilled lizard reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngaranyma- ask Middle Clarence [more]
ngarbany betrothal ; marriage ; place of betrothal or marriage language Middle Clarence [more]
ngarbany fishing net ; net, fishing artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngarbinydja resident in a place with expectancy of getting married people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngarehr cockatoo, black with red feathers ; black cockatoo with red feathers bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngargahybi pregnant ; about to become father/mother body_part Middle Clarence [more]
ngargay pregnant body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngarihngbil foreigner ; person from other side ; stranger people Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngarihngbina (?) elsewhere ; far side of anything ; other side location Middle Clarence [more]
ngarim shin ; tibia body_part Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngarima- name Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngaring across ; on the other side location Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngaring over ; across ; abolve location Middle Clarence [more]
ngaring gimi- opposite location Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngaring julba- pay attention ; butt in on a conversation Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngaringbin- go across ; go over Middle Clarence [more]
ngaringga person on other side people Middle Clarence [more]
ngaringga- go across ; go over ; cross over Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngaringwahr other side ; far side ; opposite side location Middle Clarence [more]
ngarmin bat animal Middle Clarence [more]
ngarugbanyin (narugbalnin) goose, wild bird Copmanhurs [more]
ngaruhn Mullet, Pink-eyed ; Pink-Eyed Mullet fish Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngarul tree, box ; box tree species ; gum-topped box tree ; boxwood plant Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngarun mussel ? fish Middle Clarence [more]
ngaruny father's sister ; aunt people Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngaruy cave natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngarwandjan stealer of a woman people Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngaw I (ergative) Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngawan lillypilly plant Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngawgay creek, upper reaches of natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngawgaydjal person who lives near the upper reaches of a creek ; upper reaches of a creek, person who lives near the people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngawiny, ngawing tired ; breathing ; panting body_part Lower Richmond [more]
ngawra ngawra possum, scrub animal Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngawray + -an.ga- speak language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngawray-djam dumb Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngawrul possum, female grey animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngawuny gum plant Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngawuny hot Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngawuny thirsty body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngay I Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngay I (intransitive subject) Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
ngay (ngayi, ngayu) I (1st person singular) Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
ngaya(h) me, for Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
ngayahdjil belonging to me ; mine Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngayahn haze, greyish, of falling rain natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngayal ground (Wa) ; earth ; soil ; dirt (Wa) ; mud (Wa) ; clay (Gd, Cop) ; floor (of house) natural_environment Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
ngayar steep ? Middle Clarence [more]
ngayaram name of place between Tabulam and Pretty Gully ; Tabulam and Pretty Gully, name of a place between location Middle Clarence [more]
ngaygil single natural_environment Copmanhurs [more]
ngayir cliff ; cave (Cas) natural_environment Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngayu, ngayul I Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngayuhrba- groan Middle Clarence [more]
nge and ; but Middle Clarence [more]
ngeh yes, and Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
ngeh (nga?) and ; also Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngeh gidja closing comment of a narrative language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngeh, ngih yes people Middle Clarence [more]
ngehmbe yes (yes indeed) Lower Richmond [more]
ngehn, ngahn who? ; somebody ; someone Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngehn, ngehndu Ngehnduwal dialect language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngehn, ngihn who (singular) ; someone ; somebody Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngehnbihny hillock ; knob natural_environment Copmanhurs [more]
ngehr near ; vicinity location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngehyagah certainly ; of course Middle Clarence [more]
ngering, ngerinbahm cicada insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngi eh? ; isn't it? ; question tag Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
ngidjahng brave ; daring ; courage senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngigam moon natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngihl forehead ; brow (Gn) ; ground (Gn) body_part Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngihl ground natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngihlim eyebrow body_part Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngihm ba- ask for ; ask someone for something Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngihma- squeeze Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngihmba perhaps people Middle Clarence [more]
ngihmbani where from location Middle Clarence [more]
ngihmbari person from (of) where people Middle Clarence [more]
ngihmbi- ask for ; request ; demand Middle Clarence [more]
ngihn (Wi), ngehn (M), ngahn (Ng) who? ; somebody ; someone Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
ngihn, ngehn who? (singular) ; someone Middle Clarence [more]
ngihn.garah who? (plural) ; some people Middle Clarence [more]
ngihnadjur navel body_part Middle Clarence [more]
ngihr forehead body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngihr gawahny seasonal change time Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngihra- look upwards Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngihrgawany spring (season) time Middle Clarence [more]
ngihrgil river bank ; bank, river natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
ngihrgin eyebrows ; eyelashes body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngihriny snake, green reptile Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngil ground natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngin yes ; and Lower Richmond [more]
ngin you Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngin.garah who (plural) Lower Richmond [more]
ngin.ginbahn personal name people Lower Richmond [more]
nginarugan, nginarun she-dog ; dog, she- animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nginduny, ngindunybah snake, creeping reptile Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nginggalama (?) they Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nginyehr similar to ; like ; approximately (of position) Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nginyinggam parrot, green leek ; green leek parrot bird Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngiram, niyam gum food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngirbin gorge wall ; slope, very steep natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngirigahn scruffy ; untidy looking person ; scruffy looking person people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngirihmang you (plural, subject) Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngirihny he with... ; she with.... Middle Clarence [more]
ngirimany you (plural) Middle Clarence [more]
ngiring both Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngiriny angry senses Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngong, ngahng ball game, Bundjalung language Lower Richmond [more]
ngubar-ngubar daily ; every day time Middle Clarence [more]
ngubu yesterday ; tomorrow ; one day away (past or future) time Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngubu warbu yesterday time Lower Richmond [more]
ngububu yesterday time Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngubudjang tomorrow time Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
ngubugan one day away (past or future) time Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngubuh gunah yesterday time Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngubuhbu yesterday location Middle Clarence [more]
ngubuhwar two days away ; day after tomorrow ; day before yesterday time Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngubuhya ignorant ; greenhorn Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngubuny vine, climbing (large) plant Middle Clarence [more]
ngubur blunt Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nguburahbu yesterday time Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngubuwarbu day before yesterday location Middle Clarence [more]
ngubuwardjang day after tomorrow time Middle Clarence [more]
ngubuyah new ; young Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
ngudjal spiritual blessing or strength language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngudjal ba- search for spiritual blessing or strength ; spiritual blessing or strength, search for language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngudjal-gali person who frequently seeks for spiritual experiences ; spiritual experiences, person who frequently seeks for people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngudjalbahy searching for spiritual blessing, act of language Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngudjumbuny Woodenbong location Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngudjumbunybari Woodenbong resident people Middle Clarence [more]
ngugun female's brother's child ; niece or nephew (female's brother's child) people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguguy night natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
nguh dark (of hole or cave) natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguhdjing perspiration body_part Middle Clarence [more]
nguhdjingi- sweat ; perspire body_part Middle Clarence [more]
nguhlun bream, bony fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nguhmbiny house artifact Middle Clarence [more]
nguhmbinyma- house, build ; house, make Middle Clarence [more]
nguhn ba- buzz Middle Clarence [more]
nguhn-djang pungent senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nguhn.gali- warm, get ; hot, get ; warmer, become Lower Richmond [more]
nguhn.gu summer time Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguhn.guwi- become dusk natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
nguhnma- heat Middle Clarence [more]
nguhny black paint ; charcoal ; embers ; soot ; paint, black natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguhny-nguny ant insect Middle Clarence [more]
nguhnyba snake, black reptile Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
nguhnyba snake (generic) reptile Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguhr growl (of dog) ; moan animal Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguhr-ba growl ; growl (of dog) animal Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguhra- growl animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nguhraldja summer natural_environment Copmanhurs [more]
nguhrba- hide Middle Clarence [more]
nguhrwa- surround ; encircle ; go round Middle Clarence [more]
nguhwuny hot ; warm ; heat Middle Clarence [more]
nguhwunywan- hot, become Middle Clarence [more]
ngula- speak language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngulahr flood ; waterfall natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulahrwen- flood natural_environment Middle Clarence [more]
ngulam catfish fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngulan point ; tick (insect) insect Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngularun night time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngulbihny canoe ; boat artifact Middle Clarence [more]
nguleh and ; also Lower Richmond [more]
ngululi, guluwi fish, diamond ; diamond fish fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngulumga tea tree ; ti tree plant Middle Clarence [more]
ngulung in front ; ahead ; first ; before ; (in) front (of something) ; forward (Gd) location Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulung bura-, ngulung-buhyi- move to the front senses Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulung, ngulungmay first ; foremost ; before ; in front ; soon ; later on time Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulung-djahng right now ; straight away time Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulung-gah-bu ahead, long way ahead location Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulung-nguluhng self-assertive person people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulungbu first ; before Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngulungbu, ngulungmal leader ; one in front people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulunggir wasp, small species of insect Middle Clarence [more]
ngulunggu soon ; pretty soon time Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngulungmal leader, a people Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulungmay by-and-by ; soon ; directly time Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngulungmay, ngulung soon ; later on time All [more]
nguluny digging-stick ; yamstick artifact Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngumban blanket artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngumban.gan stingray fish Middle Clarence [more]
ngumbangaru (?) horse animal Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngumbih-ngumbih, ngumbiny-ngumbiny humpies artifact Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngumbinda- make a house Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngumbiny camp ; house ; hut ; dwelling ; blanket ; rag ; cover ; bark artifact Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence, Copmanhurs [more]
ngumbinybar hut artifact Lower Richmond [more]
ngun direction ; region ; vicinity Middle Clarence [more]
ngunda- wait ; wait for ; accompany Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngundadjindi- look after ; take care of Middle Clarence [more]
ngundjulahm, nguhnydjulahm moss plant Middle Clarence [more]
nguny-nguny ant (generic) ; ant, small black insect Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngunyan.ga- amused senses Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngunyang marrow ; pus body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngunyuhm turtle, long-necked fish Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngunyung black colour Lower Richmond [more]
ngurahm sleep ; asleep ; sleeping body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngurahm yina- sleep body_part Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngurahm-gali sleepyhead people Middle Clarence [more]
ngurahmbil sleepy body_part Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngurahmwen- sleepy, get ; sleepy, become body_part Middle Clarence [more]
ngurahn wallaroo animal Middle Clarence [more]
ngurang mussel fish Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngurihny emu bird Lower Richmond [more]
nguru ghost ; shade ; shadow (of a human being) language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nguru wandehn dead person's spirit ; spirit ; person recently deceased language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nguruh reflection ; shadow in water ; water, shadow in natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguruhng (?) loud Gold Coast Tweed [more]
ngurun sky natural_environment Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
ngurun(g) sky ; blue (of sky) ; sky blue natural_environment Gold Coast Tweed, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguruny, ngurihny emu bird Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguruny-nguruhny dragon-fly insect Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguwiny-nguwiny charcoal ; embers food Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nguy true ; truly ; real ; actual ; indeed Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguy topic marker Lower Richmond [more]
nguya- speak language Gold Coast Tweed [more]
nguyagal Red Forest Oak, Rose Sheoak, Forest Oak ; Oak, Forest ; Sheoak, Rose ; Oak, Red Forest plant Gold Coast Tweed, Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguyali- accompany Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguyan friend, male people Middle Clarence [more]
nguyandjargan, nguyanbihnygan friend, female people Middle Clarence [more]
nguyay language ; speech ; word ; letter ; Bundjalung language language Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
nguyay-gali chatterbox, male ; gossiper, male people Middle Clarence [more]
nguyay-galigan gossiper, female ; chatterbox, female people Middle Clarence [more]
nguyayma- say (something) ; speak (a language) ; talk language Lower Richmond, Middle Clarence [more]
nguyeh language ; dialect ; word ; speech language Middle Clarence [more]
nguyma- tell truth Middle Clarence, Condamine Upper Clarence [more]
nguyma- (Bj), nguyay (Ng) speak ; talk language Gold Coast Tweed, Lower Richmond [more]
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