[ uh-ruhn-tuh ]
/ əˈrʌn tə /
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noun, plural A·run·tas, (especially collectively) A·run·ta.
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Words nearby Arunta
arum family, Arunachal Pradesh, Arundel, arundinaceous, run for one's money, a, Arunta, Aruru, Arusha, aruspex, Aruwimi, A.R.V.
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How to use Arunta in a sentence
Thus, unlike all other totemists, the Arunta do not inherit their totems either from father or mother, or both.
The Kaitish, as regards exogamy and religion, are a link between the primitive south-eastern tribes and the Arunta.
The only objection to this theory is that the Arunta themselves believe it, and mention the circumstance in their myths.
Thus, in marrying a woman of his totem, but not of his set of classes, a man does not break the law of Arunta exogamy.
Now how does it happen that a totem may be in both sets of exogamous classes among the Arunta alone of mankind?