English: tomahawk, stone axe, small axe, a rock, stone for tomahawk, stones
Bundjalung: bandahn
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: artifact
Comment: Stone AT, Y:Hanln. Used for 'hail, ice' (Y:Hanln); possibly bandan; budiny or buriny in one list (Tw:Curr:Bray); also bandahl; cf gulman, bandjang, karang, manal.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm bandahn axe, tomahawk; Y:Holm bandan stone axe, tomahawk; Y:Allen bundahn tomahawk; Y:Watsn b
Lower Richmond: Wi:Lism:Curr bundan tomahawk;
South West: Cas:Smy banda:n axe;
Copmanhurst: Cop:Hargrv bundah
Example:

Bundjalung : Ngayu ginahny jinang bandahn.gu. (from )

English: 'I will make a handle for the tomahawk.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Burah jinang bandahnda (from )

English: 'Pull the handle out of the tomahawk'

Example:

Bundjalung : Galgahla ngayu wuginymahla bandahndu. (from Y:Sha:Culh)

English: 'I chop quickly with the a.'


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