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Word of the week: Yeu-gung-a-nung




Our word of the week is Yeu-gung-a-nung



According to ’The Warkon tribal dialects - L.R. Schwennesen. Vocabulary of aboriginal dialects of Queensland, by Harriott Barlow’, no date Yeu-gung-a-nung means “eat your 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.