English: laugh
Bundjalung: mindji- (nydj)
Part of Speech: verb
Related Words:
With same English translation:   gahgun   mindjihnggan   mindjilima-   minyi-  
Comment: Intransitive, but can be transitive with person or thing laughed at or about as object (Wa); Geytenbeek does not indicate if /nydj/ , mindja imper., mindjila imperf. (Y:Holm).
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm minyji; Y:Holm:Logn minji- (minja-); Y:Allen pr minjei , p minjeini , pf minjeian , f minjeila; Y:Watsn min'dhi; min'dheni; min'dhien; min'dhela M:Liv minjilli-ma make to laugh ;
Lower Richmond: Bj:Morgn minjeh laugh, minjehla laughing; 1 minjilli-ma make to laugh
South West: Wa:Crowl; We:Gordn minjehla laughing;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Ngayu ganngahny gahm mindjiyeh. (from M:Li)

English: 'I will hear them laughing.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wana mindja! (from M:Li)

English: 'Don't laugh!'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngaw mindjehla. (from Y:Sha:Culh)

English: 'I'm laughing.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngayu mindjehn. (from Y:Sha:Culh)

English: 'I laughed.'


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