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Muruwari Language Group

Alternative Spellings

Muruwarri, Murawari, Murawarri




This language group belongs to the Pama-Nyungan family of Australian languages. Muruwari means ‘to fall’ (warri) with a ‘fighting club’ (murru) in one’s hand.




Further Information


Dreaming stories


Other Images


Anonymous. D32: MURUWARI. Retrieved from https://collection.aiatsis.gov.au/austlang/language/d32
Catalogue. Retrieved from https://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/916690
Connolly, M. Retrieved from https://www.muruwari.com.au/index.php?p=1_2
Muruwari. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muruwari
Muruwari language. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muruwari_language


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