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gumbu

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The really happy man never laughs—seldom—though he may smile. He does not need to laugh, for laughter, like weeping is a relief of mental tension—and the happy are not over strung.
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Guugu Yimidhirr

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Etymology

From Proto-Paman *kumpu, from Proto-Pama-Maric *kumpu, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *kumpu.

Noun

gumbu

  1. Urine.

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References

  • Alpher, Barry. 2004. ‘Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma’. Claire Bowern, Harold Koch (eds.) Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • Haviland, John B. 1979. ‘Guugu Yimidhirr Sketch Grammar’. R. M. W. Dixon, B. Blake (eds.) Handbook of Australian Languages, Vol I.

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