kurrithila

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Maykulan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Proto-Paman root *kurricala. Cognate to Dyirbal gurrijala (eaglehawk) and Warrgamay gurrijala (eaglehawk); related to Bidyara/Gunya/Margany gudhala (eaglehawk).

Noun[edit]

kurrithila

  1. eaglehawk

Usage notes[edit]

  • All dialects use this term in this spelling.

References[edit]

  • Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method (2004; ISBN 9027247617), page 106