The word ngarego is the name of the language spoken by
this tribe – the district name of the tribes men being
“Murring” = men.
They called the language of the Theddora, Kŭ[n]dūng-orūr
and that of Gippsland Kūng-ela.
[Wild blacks were called Bŭdara -crossed out]
a lie = Bŭrnam-ganŭp or Moraian
Smoke = tūnkū-milá
1 = Mittŭng-ŭlla
2 = blageralea
3 = Balli-mŭrma
4 = Karoungial
5 = Yirkŭr
6 = Karŭng blageralla
10 = Ngaru mangal
Charley Buipin ’
The language spoken is Tarawal.
Ridley p. 94 says that the language at Pt Jackson
is Turuwul- where tŭllŭng = tongue.
at Bermagui, Moruya and Broulee the
language is Wodthi-wodthi.
Ridley says the language at Shoalhaven and Wollongong
is wodi-wodi - p. 111
The Booral language is known to all the triblets referred to
Each tribelet varies slightly in its language (dialect)
as you know a man's tribeled by [the - crossed out] peculiar [words-crossed out]
words he uses.
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