English: father's sister, aunt
Bundjalung: ngaruny
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
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Category: people
Comment: Any related female on father's generation-level except mother's sister, cf wadjung, nyaruny, Smythe lists ngariny. Gd: Ngarunygirgan 'classified aunt' (aunt-class fem); Wa: aunt, Wu: 'father's sister'.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm ngaruny, Y:Allen maren aunt, ngarun uncle's wife; Y:Watsn nga'run, m
South West: Wa:Crowl , Cas:Smy ngarinj ;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Calley ngarunj , ngarudn , nja:runj(?) MBrDr , MFBrDrDr , XfSr , FMBrDr , MBrwife , recip. to ngugun; Gd:Geyt; Gd:Sc:JThomas UClarnce naruin aunt ;


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