English: hit with a missile, throw at something (whether or not you actually hit it), shoot
Bundjalung: naba-
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: nababa 'to pelt harder' (Wa); 'to kill, shoot, hit hard' (Gd).
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm hit; Y:Allen pr nabun, p nabuni, pf nabunian, f nabala shoot (throw); Y:Watsn n
South West: Wa:Crowl; Cas:Smy nab-a, nabani hit, strike;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Nabani ngadju mala gawari-nyun mani. (from W)

English: 'I shot the kangaroo while it was running.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mahny jahdjam naba-nabalehla. (from W)

English: 'The children are throwing things about.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju mala dabahy nabani jaliyu. (from W)

English: 'I threw a stick at the dog.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yirali yang giwadjahn duluhlbiyu nabayah baygalni. (from W)

English: 'The whitemen came with guns to shoot the Aborigines.'


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