English: crawl
Bundjalung: walanggi-
Part of Speech: verb intransitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:   banygahli-   gindilu walanggi-  
Comment: Either on hands and knees or belly.
South West: Wa:Crowl;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt
Example:

Bundjalung : Mala nguhnyba walanggiwahla malahba yiralibah. (from W)

English: 'The snake is crawling to the whiteman.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mala jahdjam walanggehny yuh. (from W)

English: 'That baby will soon be crawling.'


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