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guyu

See also: kuyu

Guugu YimidhirrEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • 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)

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

guyu

  1. fish

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.