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XM100_ICDMS_lowres Curr Vocabulary List

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The undersigned will esteem it a favour to receive this VOCABULARYfilled up, wholly or in part, with the words of any Australian AboriginalLANGUAGE. The writing requires to be very distinct.EDWARD M. CURR

ADDRESSEDWARD M. CURRCHIEF INSPECTOR OF SHEEPMELBOURNE.

Lake Tyers

Please Insert: The Name of the Sender. The Locality in which spoken, without whichthe Vocabulary would be of no value

Kangaroo: JirrahOpossum: WadhanDog: BaanEmu: MioweraBlack Duck: WrangWood Duck: JellangoongPelican: Burran Laughing Jackass: WokookNative Companion: KooraganCockatoo: BraakCrow: WagaraSwan: GidiEgg: BooyangTrack: WanickFish: KineLobster: WaatCrayfish: WaatMosquito: NewanFly: NarunSnake: ToorungThe Blacks: KiniA Blackfellow: Bra KaniA Lubra: WorkatOld Woman: Brethathun Worcat[new column to the right]2 Blacks: Thana wert Kani3 Blacks: Kani Booloman kootook bathaOne: KootopanTwo: BoolomanThree: Booloman batha kootookFour: Booloman batha boobungFather: MoonganMother: YackanSister: BowangBrother: BramunA Young Man: BrawithanAn Old Man: BoordineAn Old Woman: *Brethathun WoorcatA Baby: LetheA White Man: LornChildren: Womba LetheHead: PoorkEye: MreeEar: WringMouth: GaatTeeth: NerndackHair of the Head: LirtBeard: Yaan Lirt

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