English: nearly, almost
Bundjalung: dagal
Part of Speech: adverb
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: implies state or action of sentence was nearly attained but not quite realised; cf baginy(dja) - there is no apparent difference in these in use.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Allen duggull nearly; Y:Watsn duggel
South West: Wa:Crowl; Cas:Smy dagal almost;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt almost;
Example:

Bundjalung : Dagal nganyi bumani ngadjangbinydju bargandu. (from W)

English: 'Grandfather nearly hit me with a boomerang.' (ie he threw it, but missed);


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