English: surround, go round, encircle, rotate
Bundjalung: guhrwa-
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: Circle around, curve around an object or area rather than going straight past; also nguhrwa; possibly also nguhrba-.
South West: Cas:Smy gu:rw-a, gu:rwalen, gu:rwani, ngu:rw-a, ngu:rb-a, ngu:rbaliwa:
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;

Bundjalung : Gilamani nyule wuram guhrwalehn. (from Ca)

English: 'He went that way and went round the sleeper.'


Bundjalung : Guhrwalehn nyulayu ngarungdjarganbahnu. (from Ca)

English: 'He went round behind his aunt.'

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