yulu

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Gamilaraay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Ngiyambaa yulu and Wiradhuri yuuluu.

Noun[edit]

yulu

  1. nail, fingernail, toenail
  2. claw

Quotations[edit]

  • 1856, William Ridley, On the Kamilaroi Tribe of Australians and Their Dialect, in Journal of the Ethnological Society of London, volume 4:
    Finger-nails . yŭlŭ.
  • 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, volume 33:
    Claws of animals ... yulu

References[edit]

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

Ngiyambaa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Gamilaraay yulu and Wiradhuri yuuluu.

Noun[edit]

yulu

  1. nail, claw, hoof

Wiradhuri[edit]

Noun[edit]

yulu

  1. Alternative spelling of yuuluu