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John MacGillivray
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 302 pages of information about Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By the Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During the Years 1846-1850..
Friday Island :  Weibene. 
East Prince of Wales Island :  Narupai. 
Horned Hill :  Dyugubai. 
Wednesday Island :  Mowrurra. 
Strait Island, larger :  Kei Kudulug. 
Strait Island, smaller :  Muggi Kudulug. 
Travers Island :  Mukunaba. 
Double Island :  Nellgi. 
Mount Ernest :  Nagir. 
Mount Ernest, islet next this :  Pinakar. 
Pole Island :  Getullai. 
Burke Island :  Suaraji. 
Banks Island, high portion :  Mua. 
Banks Island, low :  Ita. 
Mulgrave Island :  Badu. 
Hawkesbury Island :  Warara. 
Tobin, or North Possession Island :  Kulbi. 
Sue Island :  Waraber. 
Murray Island, largest :  Mer. 
Murray Island, middle :  Dowar. 
Murray Island, smallest :  Wayer. 
Darnley Island :  Errub. 
Nepean Island :  Eddugor. 
Stephens Island :  Ugar. 
Campbell Island :  Zapker. 
Dalrymple Island :  Dzamud. 
Keats Island :  Umagur. 
York Island, larger :  Massid. 
York Island, smaller :  Kudala. 
Bourke Isles, westernmost :  Owrid. 
Bourke Isles, northernmost :  Purem.

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APPENDIX 2.

COMPARATIVE VOCABULARY OF THREE OF THE LANGUAGES OF THE SOUTH-EAST COAST OF NEW GUINEA AND THE LOUISIADE ARCHIPELAGO.

The materials composing the following Vocabulary are arranged in three columns, according to the localities where they were obtained.

1.  Redscar Bay (on the South-East coast of New Guinea, in latitude 9 degrees 17 minutes South and longitude 146 degrees 53 minutes East) and its neighbourhood.

2.  Brumer Island (on the South-East coast of New Guinea, in latitude 10 degrees 45 minutes South and longitude 150 degrees 22 minutes East) and its neighbourhood; also Dufaure Island (about 40 miles to the westward).  When the same word was given at both these places, I have indicated this circumstance by the letter b placed after the word; those procured at Dufaure Island only are marked by the letter D.

3.  Brierly Island (Louisiade Archipelago, in latitude 11 degrees 20 minutes South and longitude 153 degrees 9 minutes East); also a few words, distinguished by the letter D, procured at the Duchateau Isles from natives of some neighbouring islands of the Calvados Group.

COLUMN 1:  ENGLISH. 
COLUMN 2:  REDSCAR BAY. 
COLUMN 3:  BRUMER ISLANDS. 
COLUMN 4:  LOUISIADE.

1.  NATURAL OBJECTS.

Sky :  — :  garewa :  buru-buru. 
Sun :  diina* :  mahana (b) :  parai, parei.

(Footnote.  Since reading Dr. Latham’s remarks, I am inclined to suppose that in this vocabulary the common termination na is often no part of the word, but merely a contraction of the relative pronoun = this (is).)

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