English: country, ground, earth
Bundjalung: jagun, jan, -dja
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words: jalay  
With same English translation:  
Category: natural_environment
Comment: Y:Sha:Culhm also has jaguny; Y:Watsn spelling suggests jahgan; jan, ja are abbreviations; ja, as an affix, is commonly attached to the substantive roots of place names to indicate 'Place of' (Y:Watsn). See also jalay. Mur:Sc:Hargrv gives meaning as 'clay'.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm jagun , jaguny ground, earth; Y:Holm jagun land , ground , place (Logn , Fogty), jagundi 'in the ground' (prob. past m; Y:Allen chagun earth, ground; Y:Watsn dha'g
Example:

Bundjalung : Ngawu Manaljahli, nganyah jagun manal. (from Y:Sha:Culh)

English: 'I'm Manaldjahli, my country is hard baked.'


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