English: give
Bundjalung: wula-
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:   bugul   buhyiny, buhyiny-buhyiny   gali-   gulum   gulumgan   jahdjam bira-, jahdjam bura-   jahdjamwen-   jawga-   miyunggi-   nyamul bira-/burah-   nyariba-   nyirgi-gu   wiya-, windji-   yuwa-  
Comment: Either directly or in exchange for something; redup. wula-wula (Wa); person/creature given to is accusative case; if a person given, the person is also accusative case Gd; cf wulima- 'to find'; wulali- 'give something or anything' (Y:Holm) is probably reciprocal, cf. also wiya- (M:Liv); person given to inflected as accusative, other unmarked (Cas).
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm wula, wulali; Y:Holm:Logn; Y:Alln pr wula, p wulani, pf wululian, f wulala; Y:Watsn wu'la, wu'lan
Lower Richmond: Bj:Sha:LWilsn; Bj:Holm:Fergn wula- imp wula , term. wulani;
South West: Wa:Crowl; Cas:Smy wul-a , wulani ;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Wulah nganyi mala 'ring'. (from W)

English: 'Give me that ring.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju wulani nganyah janagani nyabay. (from W)

English: 'I gave my son some water.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju malahni wulani gala wagany gabaygu. (from W)

English: 'I gave him some catfish for some sugar.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wulawulanibeh ngali mala mani. (from W)

English: 'We shared the kangaroo around.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyuleyu ngagam wulani nganyi. (from G)

English: 'He gave me a dog.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyuleyu yigam wulani ngagami. (from G)

English: 'He gave meat to the dog.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngay wahnyi wulahny gandjabulni. (from G)

English: 'I will give you to the constable.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wulah nganyi bargan. (from Ca)

English: 'Give me a boomerang.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju wulani nangany ngubuwarbu jananggani (from Ca)

English: 'I gave the boy food two days ago.'


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