Notes on Kurnai 150 pages

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There are three languages in Gippsland
(1) Thángūai which was spoken
by the Krauatun at the Snowy River and
to the Eastward.
(2) Mukthang which was spoken by
the Braha and the [Bialaua - crossed out] Baiaka including
the Dargo [??]
(3) Nūlīt spoken by Brataūa and
King Charley speaks Mukthang,
Thanguai, Twofold Bay language
and Ngarego

Blue Mt Parrot
Blue Mountain Parrot - Blēn mūrūk

E. Oblique = Laú-ŭn-gerŭt - the large
E. goniocalyx is called
Būnjil Binak

Look at that = Deála mundatti
Look at that child = Deálla leet munditti
Sit down here = Būnŭngali ditta

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Document Details

Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution State Library of Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number MS9356/404
Medium Notes
Summary MS 9356 [Series] Correspondence and notes concerning aboriginal tribes - Aboriginal tribes of Victoria. [Sub Series] Kurnai [Item Title] Notes by A. W. Howitt titled 'Kurnai. Various names of plants, language etc.'. [Summary note] Incorporates information from correspondents including Mr. McAlpine, J. C. McLeod and tribal informants. 145 pages. Box 1053 [Folder] 3(b) & 4(a) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Correspondence and notes.