English: sun
Bundjalung: yalgan
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words: numgir  
With same English translation:   banggi-   baya-   bigi   bin-, bin.ga-, birwa-   galgiwa- (?)   gayi-   gayi-, gayeh-   gehgi-   geyga-   jalngany (?)   jarwany   jiru   julungga-   ngadjan   nyangga   nyangga-bahn.gan   nyangga-gayan   nyanggay   nyangga, nyanggar   nyangguri (?)   yalnan   yawun   yelgan, yalgan  
Category: natural_environment
Comment: Also for 'summer' and 'daytime' (Y:Sha:Culhm); cf also yalnan; nyangga also found in the more northerly parts with the same meaning range; see also numgir.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm sun (daytime), summer; Y:Holm sun yalgan (Logn), yalga (QLong); M:Sc yelkin sun; AT:Curr:Prior yalgan; AT:Curr:LandsWh yallgay; AT:Curr:O'Conn yalgun ; M:Sc:Brunswk yelkin sun
Lower Richmond: Bj:Sha:Turnbl yalgan; Bj:TMcD:Gomes yelgan sun; Bj:Holm:Turnbl jalgan; Wi:Curr:Lismore yalkun; Wi:Curr:Richmond yalgun; Bj:Sc:Coraki yeljim sun; Ny:Curr:Ballina yelkin; Ny:Sc:Ballina3/1903 yelcan sun;
South West: Wa:Crowl; We:Gordn; Wa:Tabulm:Hargrv yul-gun; Wa:Tabulm:Hargrv yul-gun ; Cas:Smy j
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt; Gd:Sc:JThomas UClarnce yalgun sun; Calley ya:lgun sun;
Example:

Bundjalung : Mala yalgan bahn.gala numgir mala-ngu gibam jubunydja. (from W)

English: 'The sun comes out in the day and the moon comes out at night.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mala yalgan birwahla. (from W)

English: 'The sun is setting.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Munah yalgan gayehn. (from W)

English: 'The sun has set.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Galiyu yangandu mahny gulalung bumgahnyi manalwehn. (from W)

English: 'If the sun shone on the peaches, they would ripen.'

Example:

Bundjalung : yalgan behni (from Gd:UClarnc)

English: 'sunrise'

Example:

Bundjalung : yalgan gayehn (from Gd:UClarnc)

English: 'sunset'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yalgan gayiwahla. (from Ca)

English: 'The sun is setting.'


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