English: do (what), do something (with), make (something), make what with, paint, do what with, know what to do with
Bundjalung: nyanga-, nyangga-
Part of Speech: verb
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: Can substitute for a verb which doesn't come to mind; irregular nyanga-/nyangga- but Crowley states nyangga- required an answer telling what one is doing, final vowel of stem changes to /i/ before -li.
Lower Richmond: Bj:Holm:Fergn nyanga- , term. nyangani , imm. fiangany , rr-imp. nyangili. prog. nyangilila , past hab. nyangilur; nyangga- , imp. nyangga , imm. nyanggan
South West: Wa:Crowl; We:Gordn; Cas:Smy njangg-a, njangg
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt nyangi- ;

Bundjalung : Nyanggahla wahlu? - Ngadju bawgahla nguhmbiny. (from W)

English: 'What are you doing? - I'm building a house.'


Bundjalung : Yagambeh ngadjuy ganngahla nyangbih ngadju. (from W)

English: 'I don't know what to do.'


Bundjalung : Nganyah banahmbu bilahr mala nyangani. (from W)

English: 'My brother made a spear.'


Bundjalung : Nyangani gunah ganyahl. (from W)

English: 'What happened to the fishing lines?'


Bundjalung : Maliyu gudjandu nyanggahla mahnyu nangany. (from W)

English: 'She uses a stone to make/prepare the food.'


Bundjalung : Nyangani nyulayu? (from W)

English: 'What did he say? (What did he do?)'


Bundjalung : Gumbiyu nyangani? (from W)

English: 'Did they all do it?'


Bundjalung : Ngadju nyangani galgir ngaguyahbu. (from Ca)

English: 'I made the canoe this morning.'


Bundjalung : Ngay nyangbih. (from Ca)

English: 'I wish to make it, would like to make it.'


Bundjalung : Nyanggahy ndjur wehlu munah? (from Ca)

English: 'What are you going to do with that?'

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