English: go, walk
Bundjalung: yan-, yana-, yanba-, yan.ga-
Part of Speech: intransitive verb
Related Words:
With same English translation:   yan-, yana-, yan.ga-  
Comment: Irregular; yan.gahla prog. aspect; imperative yanbay; yanda recorded once by Holmer; bah/bih (yuonbay) and yanah; used with verb sequences e.g. 'go hunt'; used in compounds with e.g. dagay ('go to death, die'); but possibly confused with -ana/-an.ga (M:Liv); inflected forms yan.ga-, yanbali (M:Liv); yanbahla 'go' (M:Sc:Brunswk); yan.gah imper. (Ng:Curr:TwPtD:Bray).
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv yu
Lower Richmond: Bj:Sha:Turnbl yana (irreg), yanga:nj; Bj:TMcD:Cowln yena, yengala, yenbalehla go, going; Bj:Holm:Fergn, Turnbl jana-, jana, janbi, janbigi, janbi:gu; Bj:Holm:Fergn janba-, janbala, janbali, janbalila, janbalin, janda; janga-, jangala, jan.gilur, jan.gijan; Wi:Curr:Richmond yangarla; yenna ki walk on; Ny:Sha:DCook Ny:Curr:Ballina yenna walk;
Example:

Bundjalung : Yila wuhye yanbalehla ngargu? (from Bj:Turnb)

English: 'Where are you going to hunt?'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yanbalehla dugurimba. (from Bj:Turnb)

English: 'I'm going to Lismore.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngay yan.gahny ngahrgu. (from Bj:Turnb)

English: 'I'm going hunting.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yanah wuya. (from Bj:Hol)

English: 'You go away.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ba yanah. (from Bj:Hol)

English: 'Go then.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngali yanah. (from Bj:Hol)

English: 'Let us go.'

Example:

Bundjalung : yanbi jabaygu (from Bj:Hol)

English: 'to go for a feed'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngay yanbihgi. (from Bj:Hol)

English: 'I must go.'

Example:

Bundjalung : yanbihgu buralihgu (from Bj:Hol)

English: 'to go to fish'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yanbahla wuya. (from Bj:Ferg)

English: 'You go away.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yanda wuya ngaya barin.gu. (from Bj:Ferg)

English: 'You go and fetch me bread.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngay yanbaleh (from Bj:Ferg)

English: 'I will go now.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yanbalehla ngay wahnggu. (from Bj:Ferg)

English: 'I am going to work.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yanbalehny ngay jabaygu. (from Bj:Ferg)

English: 'I will go and have a feed.'


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