"By Aeroplane to Pygmyland" Accounts of the 1926 Smithsonian-Dutch Expedition to New Guinea

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Annotations to the Journal of Stanley Hedberg

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May 24, 1926 macon
[sic, = makan (Malay)]

“Makan” is a Malay verb meaning “to eat”; the noun “makanan” means “food.”


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