English: old man kangaroo, wallaby, Grey Kangaroo buck
Bundjalung: guruhman, guruman
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words: mani  
With same English translation:  
Category: animal
Comment: Grey Kangaroo buck (male), often used loosely for the female; cf guranggar, or generically for any species of kangaroo; plural gurumanmir 'a flock of grey kangaroos' Gd.; cf. mani; guruhman more common than guruman, however one at least of the Kombumerri group (Cyril Williams) knows guruman. In general guruman is southern form (when not replaced by mani); initial sound [gh, k, g]. See also mani.
Gold Coast Tweed: Ydict kuruhman, kuruman; Y:Sha:Culhm kangaroo; Y:CWilliams guruhman kangaroo;Y:Holm guruman, var. goroman; Y:Allen gromun, muni; Y:Watsn gorom'an male (M. gigantea); M:Liv. koroman; kangaroo, male k.; Mur:Sc:Hargrv caroomin kangarroo; Ngr:Gresty karrohmin; Cudgn:Sc:Evans koorumen kangaroo; Tw:Curr:Bray kroman kangaroo; GC:Nerang:Curr:Fowlr, Tw:Curr:Bray kroman; GC:Coomera:Sc, GC:Coomera:police groman kangaroo; GC:Nerang:Sc karoman;
South West: Wa:Crowl ; Cas:Smy: guruman
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Sc:JThomas UClarnce coorooman kangaroo, boyean male k, corandi female k ; Gd:Geyt; Gn:Mathew kuruman male kangaroo
Example:

Bundjalung : yehni guruman.gu (from Y:Holm:Log)

English: 'went for kangaroo (kangaroo hunting)'


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