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date: 14 November 2019

Burunga [burungal, runga]locked

  • Geneviève Dournon

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[burungal, runga]

Bullroarer of Madhya Pradesh (Bastar district), central India. It consists of an oblong slat of wood swung on the end of a string to produce a humming sound. The burunga is used by young boys of the Maria tribe to protect the harvest against birds or while grazing cattle; it is rare elsewhere in India. The Halbi word ...

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