"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

Date of Note/View Entry Keyword(s) Note

May 25, 1926 "deng deng"
[sic, = dendeng (Malay)]

The Malay word dendeng (consistently misspelled by Hedberg) means “jerked or dried meat.”


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