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yaraay

GamilaraayEdit

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yaraay

  1. the sun
    • 1856, William Ridley, On the Kamilaroi Tribe of Australians and Their Dialect, in Journal of the Ethnological Society of London, volume 4:
      The sun . . yărai, or yūrōkă.
    • 1856, William Ridley, gurre kamilaroi, or Kamilaroi Sayings
      baiame gīr yarai, gille, mirri, taon ellibu gimobi.
      God verily sun, moon, stars, earth also made.
    • 1873, William Ridley, Australian Languages and Traditions, in The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, volume 2:
      Sun | yarai
    • 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:
      Sun .... .... .... | yerrai

ReferencesEdit

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