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Word of the Week - Murrumbong

Our word of the week is Murrumbong.

According to the ‘Aboriginal names and their meanings’ by James J. Baylis (1914), Murrumbong means “good”. In the David R Horton map the word Murrumbong is most likely originated from the Wiradjuri Language group.

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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.