English: swear at, swear, abuse, curse, use bad language, say wrongly
Bundjalung: yangma-
Part of Speech: verb
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: language
Comment: yangmahla, cf yahng ba- and jang 'bad'.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Holm:Fogty yangmala ;
Lower Richmond: Bj:Sha:LWilsn yangma-; Bj:TMcD:Morgn yangma swear , yangmala swearing; Bj:Holm:Fergn jangma- , jangmalila
South West: Wa:Crowl;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Yilah yehyani banidjargan, yangmani. I dunno yilah yehyani. (from W)

English: 'It's "yilah yehyani banidjargan"?? (where has his wife gone), it's wrong to say "I dunno yilah yehyani"'

Example:

Bundjalung : Maliyu banidjargandu yangmani mala banidjarni. (from W)

English: 'The wife abused her husband.'


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