English: kangaroo
Bundjalung: guruman, guruhman
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:   bahmul   bahy   balang   banbun   galagay   gamaw   gandur   garindi   gimang   girbahm   gulambi   gundur, gundjar   gurandi   guranggar   guruhman, guruman   guwan   jarwany   julin   junung   mahni   mani   mimi   mimi bumay   nyaminy   wagulbun   wuhdjil   yaguy   yimar  
Category: animal
Comment: Wi:Curr:Richmd, Ng:Curr:Tweed:Bray and Ng:Sc:Mur spellings supports guruhman as in Yugambeh, but Sharpe thinks guruman more likely in Bj.
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv koroman; Ng:Curr:Tweed:Bray kroman kangaroo; Ng:Sc:Cudgn koorumen kangaroo; Ng:Sc:Mur caroomin kangarroo (sic )
Lower Richmond: Bj:Sha:Turnbl guruman kangaroo; Bj:TMcD guruman kangaroo; Bj:Holm:Fergn,Turnbl guruman(du) big red kangaroo; Wi:Curr:Lism kuruman; Wi:Curr:Richmd groomon or kroomon; Bj:Sc:Coraki kuruman kangaroo); Ny:Curr:Ballina kurruman;
Example:

Bundjalung : Nyah gale gurumani! (from B)

English: 'Look at that kangaroo!'

Example:

Bundjalung : Gala baygalu bumani gurumani ngubu warbu. (from B)

English: 'The man killed a kangaroo yesterday.'


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