yinarr

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Gamilaraay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jinar/[jinar], [inar]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

yinarr

  1. an Aboriginal woman
    • 1856, William Ridley, On the Kamilaroi Tribe of Australians and Their Dialect, in Journal of the Ethnological Society of London, vol. 4
      Woman . . īnă.
    • 1856, William Ridley, gurre kamilaroi, or Kamilaroi Sayings
      baiame goë: “kamil murruba giwīr ŋāndil ŋuddelago; ŋaia giwīrgo īnar gimbille.”
      God said, “Not good man alone for to dwell; I for man woman will make.”
    • 1873, William Ridley, Australian Languages and Traditions, in The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 2
      Woman | īnar
    • 1903, R. H. Mathews, Languages of the Kamilaroi and Other Aboriginal Tribes of New South Wales, in The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 33
      A woman .... .... inar

References[edit]

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