nguurruuyn

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Wiradhuri[edit]

Emu showing feet.jpg

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Bandjalang ŋuruyn.

Noun[edit]

nguurruuyn

  1. emu, Dromaius novaehollandiae
    • 1846, Horatio Hale, Ethnography and philology, vol. VI of Reports of the United States Exploring Expedition, under the command of Charles Wilkes
      ŋúruin emu
    • 1892, James Günther, Grammar and Vocabulary of the Aboriginal dialect called Wirradhuri, in John Fraser (ed.), An Australian Language
      Ngurain—an emu.
    • 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
      Emu .... .... . . nguruñ.

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