malumalu

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Martuthunira[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Ngayarda *malu, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *malu.

Noun[edit]

malumalu

  1. darkness

References[edit]

  • 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.
  • Dench, Alan Charles. 1995. Martuthunira: A Language of the Pilbara Region of Western Australia. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. Series C-125.

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplication of Samoan malū (soft) (the Samoan reduplicative form is malūlū).

Adjective[edit]

malumalu

  1. soft.