English: very, more
Bundjalung: -djal
Part of Speech: suffix
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: Ga variant of -djang.
Condamine Upper Clarence: Ga:Smy -djal
Example:

Bundjalung : biyangdjal muyumdjal (from Y:Hol)

English: 'father and son'

Example:

Bundjalung : dubaydjal (from Y:Hol)

English: '(with) a woman'.

Example:

Bundjalung : Gungdjam (from G)

English: 'without water'

Example:

Bundjalung : nyahbidjam (from G)

English: 'without seeing'

Example:

Bundjalung : nyuledjam (from G)

English: 'without him'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyula dalahndjam. (from G)

English: 'He has no white ones.'

Example:

Bundjalung : ngalibahdjambebu (from G)

English: 'before our time.'

Example:

Bundjalung : dirangdjam (from W)

English: 'having no teeth'

Example:

Bundjalung : dubaydjam (from W)

English: 'having no wife'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mala jahdjam guyir malahnyi dandaygambahnyi dirangdjambahnyi. (from W)

English: 'The child is frightened of the man with no teeth.' (contrast with Mala budjigehn jugalehla, yagambeh malahna yarany. 'The cat without any whiskers is drinking.')

Example:

Bundjalung : Mala budjigehn jugalehla, yagambeh malahna yarany. (from W)

English: 'The cat without any whiskers is drinking.'


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