English: work, work for something
Bundjalung: wahngma-, wahng
Part of Speech: noun, verb
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Comment: wahng 'work', from English; also sometimes said [we:k] or 'work'; progressive wahngmalehla (Holmer).
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv w
Lower Richmond: Bj:Holm:Fergn wa:ngma-, wa:ngmalila ; Bj:Holm:Fergn wa:ng(gu)
South West: Wa:Crowl; Cas:Smy wangm-a, wangm
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt ;
Example:

Bundjalung : Gurubu yabur dagay mahdja ngandurni wahngmalimahn. (from G)

English: 'Long ago one white man, a boss, was making others work.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wahngmalehla mala. (from W)

English: 'He's working.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wahngmadjahn madji ngali guhl. (from W)

English: 'We used to work (for) gold.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Ngadju malahni nyahni wangmalinyun. (from Ca)

English: 'I saw that fellow working.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Wahng wiyah banyar. (from M:Li)

English: 'Work is good for you.'


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