English: ground, dirt, mud (Wa), clay (Gd, Cop), floor (of house), earth, soil
Bundjalung: ngayal
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: natural_environment
Comment: Seems reduced to ngihl Gn, cf ngayil, barangayil, ngihl.
South West: Cas:Smy ngaijel ground, earth, soil, floor (of house); Wa:Crowl ground , dirt , mud; We:Gordn ngayil clay
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ngayil clay; Gd:Geyt barangayil light orange colour; Gn:JMathew ngil ground
Copmanhurst: Cop:Hargrv nieal clay
Example:

Bundjalung : Munu ngayalngadju wan.gahyu jaliyu duwani. (from W)

English: 'I dug the ground with your stick there (in that area where you can see).'

Example:

Bundjalung : Malaga ngayala yunamah balahyani nyula. (from W)

English: 'Put him in the ground, he's dead.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Gala nguhmbiny jihgani ngayal-ngula. (from W)

English: 'The house shook and so did the ground.'


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