English: go, walk
Bundjalung: yan-, yana-, yan.ga-
Part of Speech: intransitive verb
Related Words:
With same English translation:   yan-, yana-, yanba-, yan.ga-  
Comment: Irregular, inflected forms yanga-, yanbali- (M:Liv); irregular: imperative yanbaylbahlbih (yuOnbai) 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- ; yangah imperative (AT:Curr:LandsWh); listed as 'walk' in Curr lists, irregular forms shown by tp/jo (yanba-) and AT:Curr:LandsWh (yanga-); Y:Hanln forms include yena- forms, possible misreading forms yanbay (n.), yangahla; spelling yehgahla (Y:
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm yana; Y:Holm yana-, yanga-, yavg a variant, yanbali imper., yanbalila imperf; Y:Allen pr yana, p yani, pfyangian, fyangala go, walk; ngaio goenbunnei yana bullungi; neule yana barang molumm-wallull yana; yana!; Y:Watsn yan'ii, yan'l, yan'ian, yan '-gal'a; M:Liv yu
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gn:Mathew yena go, yauna walk
Example:

Bundjalung : Wanah yanbah/yanah. (from M:Li)

English: 'Don't go.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngay yanbalehla waybarah. (from M:Li)

English: 'I'm going to the camp.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yanah ngali jalum gahnggaleh. (from M:Li)

English: 'Let's go and catch fish.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yugam ngay yangngahny bambambu. (from M:Li)

English: 'I cannot go with swollen feet.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngayu gunybaneh yanah bulangi. (from Y:Alle)

English: 'I invite you to go.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyule yanah barang. (from Y:Alle)

English: 'He goes now.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Mulam-walal yana. (from Y:Alle)

English: 'The boys go.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yanah! (from Y:Alle)

English: 'Go!' (imper.)

Example:

Bundjalung : Yan.gahla ngayu. (from Y:Hanl)

English: 'I'm going.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Yangah! (from Y:Hanl)

English: 'Get up, arise!'


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