English: climb, ascend, go up
Bundjalung: wandi-
Part of Speech: verb intransitive
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Comment: Inherently repetitive (Gd); old stem wa 'up' preservd here and in wayah(li-) 'to fly', etc. here combined with -ndi 'do while carrying'; climbing wandahla (Y:Hanln), cf. Dhanggati wandaya-, NG:Cudgn:Sc lists as 'headland', possibly 'climb', or possibly should be read wanday. NG:Cudgn:Sc lists as'headland', probably 'a climb'.
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv wande ; Y:Alln pr wundei, p wunden, pf wundian, f wundeila climb; Y:Watsn wun'd
Lower Richmond: Bj:Holm:Fergn w andi-, prog. wandila, imm. wand in climb;
South West: Wa/Gd:Calley wanden; Wa:Crowl wandi, wandeh-; Cas:Smy wand-e , wanden , , wande:n , wande: , wand
Condamine Upper Clarence: GN:Mathew wander climb; Gd:Geyt wandi-(inherently repetitive/continuous); Gn:JMathew wander 'climb;
Example:

Bundjalung : Wagaynin gilahni baygalnah wandehn baba balugahnba. (from Wu:Calle)

English: 'The man's spirit goes to the spirit-land (to Balugahn).'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju wandini jali ngubuh. (from W)

English: 'I climbed the tree yesterday.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mala baygal wandehla munahya jaliya. (from W)

English: 'The man is climbing the tree.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngay wandehni jalingu bugani nganyi. (from W)

English: 'I got stung as I was climbing down from the tree.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wandehn nyule (?) jambulgirgu. (from Ca)

English: 'He climbed the fig-tree.'


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