English: speak, talk
Bundjalung: nguyma- (Bj), nguyay (Ng)
Part of Speech: verb intransitive
Related Words:
With same English translation:   gihya-   giya-   wayma-  
Category: language
Comment: Ng form probably 'speech', but also see nguyma- and nguy.
Gold Coast Tweed: Ng:Curr:TwPtD:Bray mo-ai speak
Lower Richmond: Bj:Holm:Fergn nguima- , nguimalila;
Example:

Bundjalung : Nguymahla. (from Bj:Sh)

English: '(She) is speaking.'


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