Notes on Kurnai 150 pages

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per Billy Wood
Wāreng- Salt Water
Lake- Kat-thŭng
Waterhole
eg Wisharts lagoon Kāng
Bŭndau-rŭk - Junction of Mcalister + Wellington Rivers
Batkea-wat-tŭn- Crinoline Hill
Bŭk-Kew-Ren- Wellington River
Gil-ŭng- Bark bowl
Kīn-dáua taura- fetch wood
Kŭt-baí-e mŭngan-bittel- fetch father mine
Yandaua yarraman- fetch the horse
Kranye - Willi-mai- come up quickly

Fungus
Tankle-wŭn- an edible fungus- [?hysmuphylls?] white-
gills rather yellowish with brown tinge.
Bŭl-gin-mŭra- an edible fungus- smoky brown color,
under surface, dull surphur colored, stalk ligh brown

Keir-wŭt- creek
Wŭnt-wŭng-river
Kle-en-ngŭrŭt- Heyfield
Manganda-jilla- dreamed he
Manganda-ngaiu- dreamed I -yendu-there
Kŭtbŭnda-carrying - birnda-bulloka - leg beef

Dindaka waring- where is water?
Jibun ngaui paipa - [I am - crossed out] smoke- I - the pipe
Tar-ngla ngaiu Katūng- drinking- I - water
Yendu- to go
plapana- to walk
tŭrndan- to ride
turndan-ngaiu-yaraman- ride I - horse
Wūda plapa-ngendu? Where walk at [yo - crossed out] there?
Plapa-ngaiu-tūlū- walk I that way Wūla? where to?
Kango Nigothūrūka- to the lakelet at Mt Wellington
Wūda-brebba-tāndan? Where the other horse? Wūnjindu = there!

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Document Details

Date
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
Region
Locality
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.