Karri-borlbme Kun-wok

mayh (W) maih (Gdj)

mayh (W) maih (Gdj)

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English Translation
(Kun-balandaken)
animal, meat, rainbow serpent
Pronunciation
(Bale ka-yime karri-ngeybun?)

maiÊ”

Morphology
(Karri-wokdjobdjobke)

Notes
(Njalenjale)

We've already had the word mayhmayh (spelt maihmaih in Gundjeihmi) which means 'birds'. When not reduplicated, it has a more generic meaning of 'animal' as well as the various other meanings.

Usage
(Bale kabirri-yime?)

Ngarri-warlbun mayh.
We are going hunting (for meat animals).

Mayh bi-bom.
A rainbow serpent killed him/her.

Date
(Balekeno)
10 Aug 2014