English: scrape, carve, trim, sharpen, clean (of fish)
Bundjalung: jarwa-
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: food
Comment: To scrape something to remove surface or change shape; carve, trim, sharpen, clean (of fish).
South West: Wa:Crowl;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt to trim
Example:

Bundjalung : Mala baygal nguyaymalehla jarwali-nyun mala bargan. (from W)

English: 'The man is speaking while carving the boomerang'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju mala ngayal jarwahla. (from W)

English: 'I'm scraping the ground.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyang wehlu gumbinymani jarwani bargan? (from W)

English: 'Have you finished making the boomerang?'


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