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they lie on their backs, and so let it remain for some time till it is thoroughly coagulated, when they draw it out, by which means the smart is assuaged and the swelling averted.

Nurdurăng, v.—Pres. part., Nurdurăng; past tense, Nurdurăng. To snore.

Nurgo, s.—An egg; seeds.

Nurgobindi, s.—An empty egg-shell.

Nurgo-imba, s.—The shell of the egg. Compounded of Nurgo, an egg; and Imba, the husk or rind.

Nurruk—(K.G.S.) An Emu.

Note.—Y when separated from the preceding letter by a hyphen or a comma, is a consonant. See Preface. So N-yagga is sounded as Yagga, with the nasal sound of N before it.

N-yăgga, p.—That.

N-yal, ad.—Here; present.

N-yăng-ow, v.—To look; to see; to behold,

N-yanni, s.—Rallus; the water-rail.

N-yardo, s.—Left arm.

N-yelingur, a.—(Vasse.) Stingy.

N-yetti, s.—Shavings; dust; sawdust; scraping. They adorn themselves with shavings of white wood in their dances.

N-yiddin, a.—Cold.

N-yido, s.—A species of fly. See Nurdu.

N-yinni, p.—Thou; you.

N-yinnow, v.—Pres. part, N-yinnowin; past tense, N-yinnăga. To sit; to remain in a place any time.

N-yin-ya, ad.—Here; in this place.

N-yogulăng, v.—To steep in water as, Măn-gyt, or Banksia flowers, in water, which the natives do to extract the honey, and then drink the infusion. They are extremely fond of it; and in the season their places of resort may be recognised by the small holes dug in the ground, and lined with the bark of the tea-tree, and which are surrounded with the drenched remains of the Man-gyt. They sit round this hole, each furnished with a small bunch of fine shavings, which they dip and suck until the beverage is finished.

Nytbi, s.—A nonentity; a nothing; a thing not known or understood.

N-yula, s.—A species of moss.

N-yumap, a.—Diminutive; little; small.

N-yumar, s.—A flesh-coloured fungus, growing chiefly on the Eucalyptus robusta; the mahogany tree.

N-yunalăk, p.—Thine.

N-yundu, or N-yundul, in. p.—Will you? Do you? Did you? &c.

N-yuneruk—(K.G.S.) A species of duck.

N-yurang, p.—Ye.

N-yurang-ăk, p.—Yours.

N-yurdang, s.—A rainbow. (Northern dialect.)