English: female's older sister, male's sister
Bundjalung: nanahng
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: people
Comment: Includes many relations on the same generation-level; method of calculating who is in this nanahng relationship differs according to whether ego (the person whose relative it is) is male or female), also great-grandmother; sister or female cousin of any greatgrandparent; or male's great-granddaughter (Gd); also nanahng-djargan, female's elder sister and female cousin, male's sister and female cousin, great grandmother, great granddaughter (Wa); Smythe lists as man's sister, but also 'woma
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv nunnang woman's elder sister, man's sister; M:Sc:Brunswk nunang sister, elder; una nunang my sister; Ng:Curr:Tw:PtD:Bray nunung sister - elder, sister - younger ; Y:Sha:Culhm sister; Y:Holm nanang sister (Fogty, JFogty; Y:Allen nanang elder sister; Y:Watsn nann'ang elder sister; M:Sc nunang elder sister; AT:Curr:Prior manou, AT:Curr:LandsWh, AT:Curr:O'Conn nanang, Tw:Curr:Bray nunung, GC:Nerang:Curr:Fowlr nunong; Y:Hanln nannong sister;
Lower Richmond: Wi:Sha:Turnbl, LRoberts nanahng sister; Bj:Morgn nanahn sister; Wi:Curr:Lismore nunung sister-elder; Wi:Curr:Richmond nanung sister-elder; Ny:Curr:Ballina nanigh elder sister;
South West: Wa:Crowl; We:Gordn older sister; Wa:Tabulm:Hargrv nanyong , nun ya nawong 'my sister'; Cas:Smy nana:ng sister;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Calley nga:nang sister & mother's br. children???; Gd:Geyt; Gd:Sci:Woodnbng nannug 'elder sister' , nannanamung 'my sister'; Gd:Sc:JThomas UClarnce nunnung sister; Gn:JMathew nanang 'elder sister' ; Gn:Mathew nunang elder sister
Example:

Bundjalung : Nanahng nganyah, nganyah nanahng (from Calle)

English: 'my sister(s).'


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