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Guugu Yimidhirr

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ŋad̪i/

Etymology

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

Noun

ngadhi

  1. Maternal grandfather, mother's father.

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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