guyu

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Guugu Yimidhirr[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • goyo (1898: Richard Phillips, ‘Vocabulary of Australian Aborigines in the neighbourhood of Cooktown, North Queensland’. The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 27)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Paman *kuya ~ *kuyu, from Proto-Pama-Maric *kuyu, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *kuya ~ *kuyu.

Noun[edit]

guyu

  1. fish

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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