English: become, be, get, have
Bundjalung: wen-, wen.ga-, wi-
Part of Speech: verb intransitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: cf. Kathang.
Lower Richmond: Bj:Holm:Fergn , winga- , prog. wingala Fergn , Turnbl; Bj:Holm:Fergn , Turnbl wi- , win ; Bj:Holm wen.ga:la Fergn, win.gala Turnbl, yal yalan ga:
Example:

Bundjalung : Guwang wen.gahla. (from Bj:Turnb)

English: 'It is raining.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mula wen.gahla. (from Bj:Turnb)

English: '(He) is getting hungry.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Jarangwen.gahla. (from Bj:Turnb)

English: '(He) is getting drunk (or drinking).'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nguhnwen.gahla. (from Bj:Turnb)

English: 'Now it is warm.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Garingi-wen.gahla ngay. (from Bj:Turnb)

English: 'I am getting mad/wild.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mula wen.gahla (from Bj:Turnb)

English: 'getting hungry'


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