English: hit, punch, hit with any kind of object, cut, strike
Bundjalung: badji-
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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With same English translation:  
Comment: e.g. open or closed fist, hand held object, thrown object, or falling object (such as rain); hitting can be accidental or on purpose, can also refer to noise made by hitting; it is the most general verb of hitting; Ga? badjinyi 'to hit'. Cf also bayi-.
South West: Cas:Smy badj-e, badje: ; Wa:Crowl; We:Gordn ;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Ga:Sha:Turnbl badji, badjinyi to hit; Gd:Geyt; Gn:Mathew batyer strike
Example:

Bundjalung : guwang badji- (from W)

English: 'rain hard'

Example:

Bundjalung : badjilehla (from W)

English: 'hitting' (also bayi-)

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju wihnyi badjehny mala wahlu nganyah bargan gahngganyi. (from Variou)

English: 'I will hit you if you take my boomerang.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yagambeh bayahny badjilehny. (from Variou)

English: 'It won't rain today.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Maliyu nganyi badjini mumguhlu. (from Variou)

English: 'He punched me (hit with fist).'

Example:

Bundjalung : Maliyu baygalu nugalu badjidjahn malahni. (from Variou)

English: 'The man slapped her on the face.'


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