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Word of the week: Peipe




Our word of the week is Peipe



According to Box 3X Volume 2: Comparative Vocabulary of Australian Languages by Edward M. Curr, 1884 peipe means “egg”

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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.