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Word of the week - Buh ud.jig.ga

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Our word of the week is Buh ud.jig.ga.

According to the Vocabulary of the Narangga tribe of the Lower Yorke peninsula (collected from George & Louisa Egginton, ca. 1899-1905), Buh ud.jig.ga means “Look out mate!”.

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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.