English: child, children, baby
Bundjalung: jahdjam, jahgam
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:   jahdjam, jahgam  
Category: people
Comment: Child, small child (GC); [djahdham] in Gd; pronounced [djahdjam], [djahgham]; very soft /j/ indicated word medially, possibly jahyam (GC:Sc:Sthpt); AT:Curr:LandsWh lists word for 'son'; M:Liv gives as 'boy'; Y:Hanlon form suggests second vowel /u/. Y:Hanlon says male or fem baby; if sex emphasised, jahdjam-jabu masc., jabuh-yahgari fem.
Gold Coast Tweed: Ydict jadham , jahgam , jahdhum; Y:Sha:Culhm jahjam child; Y:Holm:Curry; Y:Allen jajumm child; Y:Watsn dha'dh
Example:

Bundjalung : jahdjamah jinang (from M:Li)

English: 'a boy's foot'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngayu nyahni gawarinyun jahdjami. (from M:Li)

English: 'I saw children running away.'


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