English: blow, smoke, blow something, including cigarettes (Wa)
Bundjalung: buhmbi-
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: cf buhy(i)/buwi 'breath' Gd; Smythe also to breathe.
South West: Wa:Crowl; We:Gordn bumbilehla 'blowing' (of wind) ; Cas:Smy bu:mb-i, bu:mbilenj, bu:mbigi, bu:mbile:na, bu:mbilela;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt
Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju mala buhmbiny waybar. (from W)

English: 'I'll blow the fire'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wurahng mahnyu malahya jaliya buhmbila mala ngahnydja. (from W)

English: 'The leaves high in the tree are blowing.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wanah mahny buhmbi. (from W)

English: 'Don't smoke (cigarettes).'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngay buhmbilehny. (from Ca)

English: 'I'll blow, I'll have a smoke.'


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