English: child, children, baby
Bundjalung: jahdjam, jahgam
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:   jahdjam, jahgam  
Category: people
Comment: Wi:Curr:Lism has recorded jahgam, and Sharpe has heard this variant (Wi:LRoberts Wi:Curr:Lism, M:Liv); Holmer lists jadjalbu as 'little baby', and jahdja as 'baby'; probably both should be jahdjam; erg. jahdjambu, acc. jahdjami (Holmer).
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv taic'um; taic'umme (acc) child , baby; taic'umma jennung a boy's foot; Ng:Curr:TwD:Bray chargum children
Lower Richmond: Bj:TMcD:Gomes jahjam; Bj:Holm:Fergn dja:djam , dja:djambu , dja:djami; dja:dja baby; Bj:Holm djadjalbu little baby; Wi:Curr:Lism thaduin a baby; Wi:Curr:Richmd chachum; Ny:Curr:Ballina tharthum; Ny:Sc:Ballina3/1903 chadum young ;
Example:

Bundjalung : ngali jahdjam (from Bj:Hol)

English: 'I and the children'


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