English: Aboriginal woman, Goori woman,
Bundjalung: jalgany
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: people
Comment: Y:Sha:Culhm also lists as girl, daugher; AT:Curr:Prior could be dugalgan or jalgany 'Aboriginal woman' or dagaygan 'white woman'; cf. also dubay; Y:Holm:Logn gives dubay also, the form from more southerly dialects.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm jalgany; Y:Holm jalgan woman (Fogty), jalgany woman, girl (Curry, Fogty, JFogty); Y:Allen talgunn woman; Y:Watsn talg'un, dug'alg

Bundjalung : Yugam ngay malagir jalganygir. (from Y:Sha:Culh)

English: 'I don't like that woman.'


Bundjalung : Kurahr mamali jalganydjin mumuh. (from Y:Sha:Culh)

English: 'The (boy) is taller than the girl.'


Bundjalung : jalgany-nguhr (from Y:Hanl)

English: 'married man (literally 'woman-having')'

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