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Blog post from Friday, 14 August, 2015


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.


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.