English: clay
Bundjalung: dalan, dalang, jalang, dalang
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:   buluny   deber   gudjin malu   gudjing   jalang, jilang   jilang, jelang, jalang   jirguruhr   malu (?)   ngayal   wang(g)ang (?), wung(g)ung   wungung (?)  
Category: natural_environment
Comment: also mud (Y:Hanlon); dalang '(white) clay', dalahn 'white' in WA, Gd, WU; gudjihn dalang 'red clay'; dalahn dalang 'white clay' (for painting).
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Allen tallun, Y:Watsn tal'lun clay; GC:Nerang:Curr:Fowlr tullung mud; Y:Hanln tchellung
Lower Richmond: Bj:TMcD:Cowl dalang; Bj:Holm-Ferg dalang;


This project is an initiative of:

Supported through the Australian Government’s Indigenous Languages Support program and New Media program. Copyright © Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Cooperative

Image by Sharon Smith. For more information contact Muurrbay