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yarraaman

  1. horse
    • 1856, William Ridley, On the Kamilaroi Tribe of Australians and Their Dialect, in Journal of the Ethnological Society of London, vol. 4
      To the horse the blacks, by general consent, have given the name “yārămăn.” Of course, as no such animal was known here till the colonists introduced them, we cannot give yārămăn as an Australian word. I know not its origin.
    • 1856, William Ridley, gurre kamilaroi, or Kamilaroi Sayings
      baiame gīr yārāman, būrumo, bundar, mūte, dūli, dīnoun, buralga, biloela, millimumul, gulamboli, kobado, mullion, guiya, nūrai, ŋundoba, burulu, muŋin, kānuŋo di gimobi
      God verily horse, dog, kangaroo, opossum, goanna, emu, native companion, cockatoo, swallow, pelican, parrot, eagle, fish, brown-snake, deadly-black-snake, flies, mosquitoes, all animals made.

ReferencesEdit

  • Peter Austin, A Reference Dictionary of Gamilaraay, northern New South Wales (1993)

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yarraaman

  1. horse