English: that near, in sight of the speaker (Gd), that close, near hearer, visible (Wa)
Bundjalung: male, mala, mali
Part of Speech: demonstrative
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: Some case forms differ for human and non-human Wa, cf. gale, gile Gd, male (final /e/ in Gd).
South West: Wa:Crowl mala; Wa:Tabulm:Hargrv mull-e; Wa:Crowl mala;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt male ; Gd:Sci:Woodnbng mullah thou
Example:

Bundjalung : Maliyu guybahla bulang gahmgu ngaringgahgu. (from W)

English: 'He (who I can see) is cooking some meat for those men across there (who I can see).'

Example:

Bundjalung : Munah dabahy janguywehn malahgaya janagan-gahya gahnganah mala darigan. (from W)

English: 'The dog got annoyed with the boy for taking his bone.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Maliyu malahni bumgahny. (from W)

English: 'He will hit her.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yehna malahya. (from W)

English: 'Stay with him.'


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