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dc.contributor.authorSchultz, Chester-
dc.description.abstractWita-wattingga (or Wita-wartingga in KWP’s New Spelling 2010) is probably the original Kaurna form of a hybrid Ngarrindjeri-Kaurna name “Witawatang” which the Ngarrindjeri elder Albert Karlowan gave to ethnologists Tindale and Berndt in the 1930s. According to him, this was the name of Rapid Head or its vicinity. It was also a place where Tjirbuki carried the dead body of his nephew as he emerged from a forest: an incident which is not mentioned in the published literature about Tjirbuki. The Kaurna form Wita-wattingga means ‘in the midst of Peppermint gumtrees’.en
dc.publisherChester Schultzen
dc.subjectKaurna languageen
dc.subjectNgarrindjeri languageen
dc.subjectRapid Headen
dc.subjectPeppermint gum treesen
dc.subjectRapid Bay regionen
dc.subjectAboriginal place-namesen
dc.subjectSouth Australia geographyen
dc.subjectKaurna Warra Pintyandien
dc.titleWita-Wattingga (Wita-wartingga)en
dc.title.alternativePlace name Summary (PNS) 5.04.01/08en
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