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Word of the week: Eu-Gun




Our word of the week is Eu-Gun



According to  ‘The Warkon tribal dialects - L.R. Schwennesen. Vocabulary of aboriginal dialects of Queensland, by Harriott Barlow’, no date  Eu-gun means “rain”

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