English: what?, something, how, Minyangbal dialect
Bundjalung: minyang
Part of Speech: interrogative
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: language
Comment: Self name for dialect at Byron Bay and on Brunswick River, those who say minyang (contrasting with those who say nyang), also minyangbu and cf nyang in more southerly dialects.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm what , who; Y:Holm minyang , nyang , minyanggu , minyagu , nyagu , nyagi; Y:Allen minyung what , how , minyung gulli what is this; Y:Watsn min'y
Example:

Bundjalung : Minyang gali? (from Y:Allen, Y:Holm:Curr)

English: 'What is this?'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyang ga? (from Y:Holm:Log)

English: 'What is that?'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyahgu wahlu wardam? (from Y:Holm:Log)

English: 'What do you want it for?'


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