English: shadow, shade, reflection (in mirror or water), shady, evil spirit
Bundjalung: malung
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words: maguy   nguru   wularu  
With same English translation:  
Category: natural_environment
Comment: See also maguy, nguru, wularu.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm malung shadow, shady; Y:Allen mal
South West: Wa:Crowl shade , shadow ; Cas:Smy malung shadow, shade, reflection;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Gandjal yehnbi malungga. (from W)

English: 'It's nice to sit in the shade.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yabur nguy ngagam malungge yinani. (from G)

English: 'One dog lay down in the shade.'


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