English: finger, hand
Bundjalung: jambay
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: body_part
Comment: Plural jambaybil, jambaygali, Smy also lists as lower arm.
Lower Richmond: Bj:Holm:Fergn jambai , djambay rather than yambay; Bj:TMcD:Morgn jambay
South West: Wa:Crowl; We:Gordn hand; Cas:Smy djamb
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Sc:JThomas UClarnce chumbie hand , danggun fingers ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Namah jambaydju. (from W)

English: 'Take hold (of it) with your hands.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Jargeh gindilu jambaydju. (from W)

English: 'Get down on your hands and knees.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju jalgahla jambaydju. (from W)

English: 'I'm clapping my hands together.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Burbahmaliyu jambaydju mahny junbar. (from W)

English: 'Wave away the flies with your hands.'


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