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Nyungar Language Group: Wadjuk

Nyungar Placename

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Balcatta Balcatta  Suburb

Interpretation

 

Balcatta as Bal - a - catta or 

bal - alla - carter or 

bal - alia - katta or 

Bal - ale - katta 


meaning the third person in the singular and is of all genders – it's the head of those people, or a hill or a mountain, in that position or place.