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Gamilaraay

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Proto-Central New South Wales *ngamung, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *ngamun.

Noun

ngamu

  1. breast
  2. milk

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.
  • Austin, Peter. 1993. A Reference Dictionary of Gamilaraay, northern New South Wales.

Guugu Yimidhirr

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Proto-Paman *ngama ~ *ngamu, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *ngama.

Noun

ngamu

  1. Mother.

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.

Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa

Noun

ngamu

  1. breast
  2. milk

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