English: dead person's spirit, spirit, person recently deceased
Bundjalung: nguru wandehn
Part of Speech: noun
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Category: language
Comment: Literally 'a spirit up above, spirit climbed'; all the nguru go to waydjang (from way 'above') where they live on mar(a)bil, a kind of celestial food (cf. Kamilaroi word murraba 'good'), nguru in some dialects means 'dark, night'.
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv nguru wanden

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