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Blog post from Friday, 14 August, 2015

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Our word of the week is Murrumbong.

According to ‘Aboriginal names and their meanings’, 1914, by James J. Baylis, Murrumbong means “good”.

According to the David R Horton map Murrumbong most likely originated from the Wiradjuri Language group.

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Please comment any facts you know about the Wiradjuri Language.

It is important to note that these records were written in most cases about Aboriginal languages by non - Aboriginal people. For this reason, the written words may not accurately reflect the ways in which an oral language was spoken and transmitted.