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DhuwalEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Pama-Nyungan *kuya.

NounEdit

guya

  1. fish

GamilaraayEdit

 
guya

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central New South Wales *guya, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *kuya.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

guya

  1. fish
    guya nhama gubiyaanha
    the fish is swimming.
    mari yanawaanha bagaaygu guya ganmaligu
    The men are going to the creek to catch fish.

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)
  • Peter Austin, A Reference Dictionary of Gamilaraay, northern New South Wales (1993)
  • (2015). “Ma Gamilaraay”

HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

guya

  1. (anatomy) face

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hokkien 牛仔 (gû-á, “young calf”).

NounEdit

guyà

  1. calf; the young of a cow or a carabao