English: thick scrub, jungle, rain forest
Bundjalung: gaban, gabawin, gabany
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: natural_environment
Comment: Hanlon lists as 'scrub'; Mur:Sc:Hargrv forms supports kabany; GC:Coomera:Sc lists gulan (?).
Gold Coast Tweed: Ydict kaban, kabawin, kabany; Y:Sha:Culhm gaban thick scrub (wet); Y:Sc:Beaudst cobawer large scrub; Y:Allen kabunn scrub; Y:Watsn kab'ban', ka'b
Example:

Bundjalung : buyuhla gaban (from Y:Sha:Culh)

English: 'big scrub in mountain'


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