English: what, something, question marker
Bundjalung: nyang
Part of Speech: pronoun
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: e.g. as question marker 'I wonder, whether', etc. (Holmer), Y:Holm variant nyangga; minyang more likely in Y area.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Holm nyan, nyangga (rare in north Sha)
Lower Richmond: Bj:Sha:Turnbl njang; Bj:Morgn nyang? what? nyanggala? what's that?; Bj:Holm:Fergn, Turnbl nyang ;
South West: Cas:Smy njang ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Nyanggur wihnyi yingani? (from Cas:Sm)

English: 'What bit you?'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyang wihnyi yingani. (from Ca)

English: 'Something bit you.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyanggur wehlu ginini? (from Ca)

English: 'What did you do?'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wehluwar nyang ginini. (from Ca)

English: 'You did something.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyanggur wudjeh yan.gahny bayahny? (from Ca)

English: 'Are you going today?'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyang male bugal? (from Ca)

English: 'Is that alright?'


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