English: this/that is the way it happened, introducer, narrative marker
Bundjalung: gidja
Part of Speech: participle
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: language
Comment: (ngeh) gidja can mark the end of a paragraph or narrative with the sense of 'and that is how it happened', 'and that is true'; pronounced with interdental th sound in Gd.
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt

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