Aboriginal Dialects: Cooma Sub-District, Science of man, 23rd August 1904.


Jingera: A huge mountain, supposed to be haunted by a hairy man or Yahoo. [The reference given to Jingerais one among a list of words and their supposed meanings.

There is nothing to indicate who collected the words, from whom they were collected, or when.

There is however the suggestion there, as in the following three passagea, that the name Yahoo was used by the Aborigines although it is unusally attributed to Swift. See also [21].




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