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kumekke (W), gumege (Gdj)

kumekke (W), gumege (Gdj)

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English Translation
(Kun-balandaken)
there
Pronunciation
(Bale ka-yime karri-ngeybun?)

gʊmekːe (Kunwinjku)
note the long k sound
gʊmege (Gundjeihmi)

Morphology
(Karri-wokdjobdjobke)

ku- locative 'at, in etc'
-mekke 'that'
Also, na-mekke, ngal-ekke.

Notes
(Njalenjale)

Indicates location, either in place or time.

Usage
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Gundjeihmi:
Gadjale bu ga-guknudmen, gumege wanjh ga-ngun, namege nawu na-gerrnge minj ga-ngun.
He [the crocodile] does nothing until it [meat] goes rotten, [only] then does he eat it, what is still fresh he does not eat.

Kunwinjku:
Baleh yi-kurrmeng?
Where did you put it?

Kumekke!
There!

Date
(Balekeno)
26 May 2014