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Each week, the Indigenous Services Branch of the State Library of NSW will be posting an Indigenous ‘word of the week’ from collection material available on the Rediscovering Indigenous Languages Website.
This week’s word is Mung-goo which, according to the ' Vocabulary of the Narangga tribe of the Lower Yorke peninsula, collected from George & Louisa Egginton, ca. 1899-1905', means “bad temper”.
If you want to get involved, you can help us by transcribing our diaries, letters, manuscripts and records. Click here to find out more.