English: put on (clothes)
Bundjalung: banma-
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:   gayi-  
Comment: cf bamali-; cover, dress, clothe to get dressed, put on (a piece of clothing); takes ergative subject, but object usually omitted; cover; banmah-baleh 'cover yourself'; cf bandja-; dress, put on clothes.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Allen v pr bunma, p bunmani, pf bunmanian, f bunmaleila cover; Y:Hanln punmah to cover, punmah bullay cover yourself;
Lower Richmond: Bj:Holm:Fergn banma-;
South West: Wa:Crowl; We:Gordn banmalehla dressing, covering; Cas:Smy banm-a. bamal-e, bamalen
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt clothes, dress;
Example:

Bundjalung : Gale baygal bamalehn gudjihnggu. (from Ca)

English: 'This man has painted (himself) with red ochre.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Gayu-gayu guhgara banmaleh. (from G)

English: 'Get dressed inside'

Example:

Bundjalung : Nyahngandu banmalehn. (from G)

English: 'She put on her clothes.'


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