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From Gamilaraay Gamilaraay (“‘having not’”) < gamil (“‘not’”) and -(b)araay (“‘having’”). Other dialects and languages were similarly named after their respective words for no, e.g. the Wailwan say wayil.
- 1892, John Fraser, An Australian Language
- The Walarai dialect differs only a little from the Kamalarai proper; so also the Wailwun, spoken by the Ngaiamba blacks; for this reason, and because they have the classification of the Kamalarai, these are regarded as only subdivisions of the great Kamalarai tribe.
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