public song cycle

Semantic Field
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
Meaning Portuguese


Language Orthographic Form Phonemicized Form Gloss as in Source Etymology Code Proto-Form Proto-Language Loan Source Etymology Notes Wanderwort Status Etyma Set Word Structure Word Structure Notes General Notes Source Created By
Yir-Yoront woy song, song-cycle; dance; ceremony inheritance *wu:ci Local Only to YY, TMel, KThaayorre; poss. to Pakanh wu:ci 'taboo' Barry Alpher
Bardi ilma unique Claire Bowern
Yawuru nurlu unique Claire Bowern
Mudburra watyarra unknown WW %watyarra Patrick McConvell
Gurindji tyunpa loan Nungali WW %tyunpa Patrick McConvell
Gooniyandi tyunpa loan direction unknown WW %tyunpa Patrick McConvell
Kija tyunpa loan Ngarinyin dance WW %tyunpa Patrick McConvell
Miriwung tyunpa loan direction unknown from N. Kimberley? WW %tyunpa Patrick McConvell
Jingulu wajarra unknown Patrick McConvell