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Although most food came from the sea and estuaries, and people spent most of their time there, the hinterland was far from neglected. Goannas and snakes were hunted all year round, and during the wet season birds and flying foxes were brought down with returning boomerangs. Wild figs (kirrika), mangrove fruit (thaminyirri), wild tomatoes (birrbari), pandanus fruit (kambuda) prepared in a number of ways, water lily roots ( b a r r n g k a a ) pounded into flour, bull rush heads (,nardaa), wild yams ( t h a w a l d a ) , creeper roots, and swamp rush corms (damuru , panja in Mornington English) were all gathered 9 .

He consents to give humans water, but only in exchange for their wives and daughters. A plausible interpretation of this myth is that it recounts a historical situation in which newcomers intermarried with an existing local population, to whom they betrothed their womenfolk in exchange for knowledge of the country's resources—the "waterhole" is a widely used symbol in Aboriginal Australia for knowledge. However, it is not necessararily the case that these events took place in the South Wellesleys: Kaiadilt arriving on uninhabited Bentinck Island may have brought the myth with them, and it may derive from an earlier immigration of Tangkic-speaking peoples into the southern Gulf region.

B) marking subordinate clauses obeying "odd pivot" conditions— essentially, when the coreferential NP is not subject of both clauses; this may include main clause object—subordinate subject (1-17), main clause subject- subordinate object, and various other conditions. 2 that this is an inadequate characterization, since complementizing case still appears under certain "same-subject" 6 1 The language and its speakers conditions as long as the pivot—the most salient common NP—is not subject of both clauses.

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