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Muruwari Language Group

Alternative Spellings

Muruwari (also Muruwarri, Murawari, Murawarri

Location, What its near, Size

6,300 square miles (16,000 km2)

Language used (where applicable), common words

 

  • Poorly attested Barranbinja may have been a dialect.
  • Muruwari means ‘to fall (warri) with a fighting club (murru) in one’s hand’.
Generic information

 

  • Many people studied this language with tapes and recorded materials

-jimmy Barker of Brewarrina

-Emily Horneville

-Shillin Jackson of Goodooga

-Robin Campbell of Weilmoreingle

  • This language was first published by R H Matthews in the ealy 1900s and again by Lan Sim, Judy Trefry, Janet Mathews, and Lynette F. Oates 1988
  • Researchers found that they believe the two languages Muruwari and Barranbinya wew practically the same
  • Is part of the Pama-Nyungan language family
Dreaming stories
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Coordinates

29°57′36″S 146°51′40″E

References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muruwari_language

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muruwari

https://openresearch-repository.anu.edu.au/bitstream/1885/145639/1/PL-C108.pdf

https://www.muruwari.com.au/index.php?p=1_2

https://collection.aiatsis.gov.au/austlang/language/d32

https://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/916690

https://openresearch-repository.anu.edu.au/bitstream/1885/145639/1/PL-C108.pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brewarrina,_New_South_Wales

 

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