English: blow cool, blow out, extinguish, put out (fire)
Bundjalung: baluba-, baluma-
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: food
Comment: Blow on something, whether or not you make it cooler or blow it out altogether Wa; make low, extinguish of fire, or lamp Gd.
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv palloma
Lower Richmond: Bj:Holm:Fergn baluba-;
South West: Wa:Crowl; Cas:Smy balub-a ;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju gahny balubahny nangany (from W)

English: 'I'll blow the food to make it cool'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngayal ngadju birahny galahya waybara balubayah. (from W)

English: 'I'll throw some dirt onto the fire to put it out.'


This project is an initiative of:

Supported through the Australian Government’s Indigenous Languages Support program and New Media program. Copyright © Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Cooperative

Image by Sharon Smith. For more information contact Muurrbay