Kamilaroi

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Kamilaroi

(ˈkæmələrɔɪ)
n
(Languages) an Australian Aboriginal language formerly used in NW New South Wales
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2) is located in Gamilaraay Aboriginal Country in the NSW section of the Brigalow Belt South bioregion.
In the case of collected stories, if the participant was Kamilaroi/Euahlayi, the Gamilaraay, Yuwaalaraay, Yuwaalayaay dictionary (Ash et al.
Akkadian, Aramaic, Auslan, Burmese, Cantonese, Catalan, Croatian, Ancient Egyptian, Hebrew, Hindi, Gamilaraay, Javanese, Lag, Malay, Mongolian, Pacific Pidgin, Pall, Pitjantjatjara, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Sanskrit, Swedish, Syriac, Tetum, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yiddish and Yolngu (Dunne & Pavlyshyn, 2012)
Software released last year provides a searchable Gamilaraay-Yuwaalaraay language dictionary with songs, stories, and games--a significant undertaking for a people with no more than three fluent Gamilaraay speakers.
(12) Clearly Fison's investigations excited the Presbyterian who had already examined the kinship system of his Gamilaraay neighbours: his 1866 publication included a three page appendix on 'family names, classification, and marriage law' in which he described the marriage classes and the descent systems and identified a principal characteristic of what Morgan would later claim was the essential indicator of the shift from the Communal to the Barbarian family (Ridley 1866:35-37; Spriggs 1997:196).
(58) The memorial is a series of small boulders with both English and Gamilaraay inscriptions leading up to the main memorial which commemorates the people who lost their lives in the 'unprovoked but premeditated act'.
The Castlereagh River has a catchment area of about 17 400 [km.sup.2], originating in the Warrumbungle Ranges near Coonabarabran in Gamilaraay Aboriginal Country, and flowing south and then north-west for about 550 km to join the lower Macquarie River downstream of the Macquarie Marshes (NSW Department of Primary Industries, undated).
An example is the entry for -baa, in which data from Hunter River and Lake Macquarie language (HRLM) and Gamilaraay, Yuwaalaraay, Yuwaalayaay language (GYY) are listed.
Michael O'Rourke's interest in the Kamilaroi (Gamilaraay) stems from his own association with their country through his birth in Gunnedah and rearing in Tambar Springs as the son and grandson of farmers and graziers from north-central New South Wales.
The 450 000 ha Pilliga forest (30[degrees]25'-31[degrees]15'S, 148[degrees]40'-149[degrees]50'E) is located in Gamilaraay Aboriginal Country in the southern part of the Brigalow Belt South bioregion, on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range in northern inland NSW The majority of native vegetation on more productive soils in the surrounding area has been cleared for agriculture, with the Pilliga forest left as a large woodland remnant on the poorest sandy soils (Murphy and Shea 2013).
Richards planned on producing word lists/dictionaries of four communities (the Kammee' larrai (Gamilaraay), the Warra' jerre' (Wiradjuri), the Marraa' warre' (Marawara) and the Narrin' yerree' (Ngarrindjeri)) of between 1000 and 2000 words each (Richards 1902b:81; 1903b:119).