English: perhaps, maybe, possibly
Bundjalung: wanyi
Part of Speech: adverb
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: In Wa no apparent difference in meaning between ngalgir, guram and wahnyi (wanyi), similar meaning to guram (or gurambeh), but guram somewhat stronger, wanyi variable in position but rare as first word of a clause, wanyi well attested in Gd, Wa, Cas, wanyi and guram may occur together.
Gold Coast Tweed: Ng:Curr:TwPtD:Bray wunye I believe ; Tw:Curr:Bray wunye
South West: Wa:Crowl; Cas:Smy wanji ;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Guy guy yahn.gany ngali gagadji wanyi. (from Gd:Gey)

English: 'We may stay here for a long time.'

Example:

Bundjalung :Geyt Guram wanyi ganngaliwayah gagadji. (from G)

English: 'Perhaps I will hear (from you) while I am here.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yagambeh ngay wanyi yanggiwahnybu gagalah. (from Gd:Gey)

English: 'Perhaps I won't come this way again.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yile wanyi nyule. (from Gd:Gey)

English: 'I wonder where he is.'


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