English: call, call out, sing out, call to, shout at, make noise, rumble (of thunder)
Bundjalung: gangga-
Part of Speech: verb
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Category: language
Comment: 'A coo-ee' ganggalalah or ganggalulu = call out (Y:Hanln) (possibly ganggaluru?); forms ganggani pf., ganggalur pret. (Y:Holm) ; also refers generally to birds and insects making noises; can be reduplicated ga-gangga- (Wa).
Gold Coast Tweed: Ydict kangga-; Y:Holm:Logn gagga- call; Y:Allen pr kunga, p kungen, pf kungian, f kungala call; Y:Watsn call kun 'ga; kun'gen; kunn'gian; kun'g
Lower Richmond: Bj:TMcD-dc gangga sing out; Bj:Holm:Fergn gangga-, ganggaia, ganggaiinyan;
South West: Wa:Crowl ; Cas:Smy gangg-a, ganga:, gangg
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Gilahni dandaygami ganggah dahrayah nganyi. (from W)

English: 'Call the old man over to rub me.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ganggalehn mahnyudjubundja. (from W)

English: 'They were shouting in the night.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mala yirimbahm ganggalehla. (from W)

English: 'The locusts (cicadas) are making a noise.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mahny marahn ganggalehnbu. (from W)

English: 'The birds are singing again.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyule ganggalidjahn. (from G)

English: 'He was shouting (so I was told).'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngehni ganggalehla? (from Gd:(Geyt translation)

English: 'Who is he calling to?'

Example:

Bundjalung : Jugidjugi ganggalehla. (from Gd:(Geyt translation)

English: 'The hen is cackling.'


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