Burunga [burungal, runga]
- Geneviève Dournon
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 ...