English: how, do how, do in some way, be how, be in what way
Bundjalung: jinggi-
Part of Speech: interrogative vi-adv
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With same English translation:  
Comment: Be how or in what way; requires an answer describing the manner of an action; cf jigini- which applies to a transitive action.
South West: Wa:Crowl ; Cas:Smy djingg-e , djinggen , djingge:labe
Example:

Bundjalung : Jinggehla wudja yunahla mahny wulbili-nyun? (from W)

English: 'How can you sleep while they're making a noise?'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yagambeh ngadju ganngahla jinggiyah ngay yaruhmala. (from W)

English: 'I don't know how to swim'

Example:

Bundjalung : Jinggehn mahny wudjang jahnani gadji? (from W)

English: 'How did the grass grow here?'


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