English: now, today, today still
Bundjalung: bayahny
Part of Speech: adverb
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: time
Comment: Can be heard as bayahdn: after a long vowel in a stressed syllable the oral closure happens before the nasal air escape begins; Holmer suggests possibly originally the imm. form of bay a- (q.v.; hence meaning (the sun) on the point of rising?).
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv baian( -jung), paian; M:Sc:Brunswk byan day, today; Ng:Curr:Bray barn to-day, biarn to-day, Ng:Sc:Mur:Martn nunger day
Lower Richmond: Bj:Sha:Turnbl baya:nj; Bj:Sha:Turnbl,LWilson bayahny today/now; Bj:Holm:Fergn,Turnbl bajany; Wi:Lism:Curr piiyan; Wi:Curr:Richmd byan; Bj:Sc:Coraki byang numgurru to-day; Bj:Sc:Coraki5/1903 byong numgurra to-day;
South West: Wa:Crowl; ; Wu:Calley ba:ian, bayany; Cas:Smy ba/
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt; Gd:Sci:Woodnbng bian today; Gd:Sc:JThomas UClarnce bi-an today; Gn:Mathew baiyan today;
Copmanhurst: Cop:Hargrv baragan ;
Example:

Bundjalung : gale bayahny (from G)

English: 'today'

Example:

Bundjalung : Gale bayahny ngubuh ngubuhwar ngaleh yanbihgu. (from G)

English: 'We intend to go today, tomorrow, and the next day too.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngay gale gibing bundahng bayahny. (from Wa:Sha(?)

English: 'I'm sick today.'


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