ngamu

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Gamilaraay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ngamu

  1. breast
  2. milk

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

Guugu Yimidhirr[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ngamu

  1. mother

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.

Ngiyambaa[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngamu

  1. breast
  2. milk