English: sparrowhawk, hawk, kite
Bundjalung: bugaban(y)
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: body_part
Comment: 'Kite' according to Y:Allen, Yw; the giant dolphin Kowundi was speared in the top of his head by Boogaban 'Sparrow Hawk', using Giant Goanna's spear (M:Fingl); Ng:Gresty has bugawang.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Allen bogabann; Y:Watsn b


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