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geen

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
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Dutch

Cardinal number

geen

  1. no, none

Wiradhuri

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Etymology

Compare Gamilaraay gii and Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa kii.

Pronunciation

Noun

geen

  1. heart

Quotations

  • 1846, Horatio Hale, Ethnography and philology, Vol. VI of Reports of the United States Exploring Expedition, under the command of Charles Wilkes
    kīn or gīn heart
  • 1892, James Günther, Grammar and Vocabulary of the Aboriginal Dialect called the Wirradhuri, in John Fraser (ed.), An Australian Language
    Gin—the heart.
  • 1904, R. H. Mathews, The Wiradyuri and other languages of New South Wales, in The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. 34
    Heart .... .... .... gêñ.

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