See also: guna and kuna

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From guna or kuna, found in many Pama-Nyungan languages.

NounEdit

goona (uncountable)

  1. (Australian Aboriginal) faeces, excrement
    • 1987, Sally Morgan, My Place, Fremantle Press, page 411:
      The crows and the birds would have a drink, too, and do a bit of goona.
    • 2010, Jim Nicolson, Long Creek, iUniverse, page 98:
      Jalyerri greeted them with his usual flash of white teeth. “Go goot goona bugger dat feller,” he observed, referring to Ed Smith. “What’s goona?” Calum asked Brian. “Shit.”
    • 2012, Dylan Coleman, Mazin Grace, University of Queensland Press, page 54:
      They might look for other clues too: fresh goona on the munda.

DarkinjungEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Pama-Nyungan *kuna.

NounEdit

goona

  1. faeces, excrement, shit