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Our word of the week is Leuen.
According to Volume 01: Vocabulary of Murray Island dialect?, A-M, (undated), Leuen means “food”.
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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.