balang

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Wiradhuri[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Ngiyambaa pala.

Noun[edit]

balang

  1. head
    • 1846, Horatio Hale, Ethnography and philology, Vol. VI of Reports of the United States Exploring Expedition, under the command of Charles Wilkes
      bɑlɑŋ or bʊlʊŋ head
    • 1873, William Ridley, Australian Languages and Traditions, in The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. 2
      Head .... ballang
    • 1892, James Günther, Grammar and Vocabulary of the Aboriginal Dialect called the Wirradhuri, in John Fraser (ed.), An Australian Language
      Ballang—the head.
    • 1904, R. H. Mathews, The Wiradyuri and other languages of New South Wales, in The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. 34
      Head .... .... .... bullang.