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Nyungar Language Group: Kaneang

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Benjinup Benjinup  Spring

Interpretation

 

Benjinup as be - njin - up or

benjer - ji - up or

ben - nij - up or

ben - ni - up or

bean - nid-ja - up or

bean - njk - up or

bining - nij - gup

means to look out at the sun rising, as it's time for the digging, scrapping or uncovering a pit or a hole and to get the edible fat roots and re-intern the leftovers here so that they will be situated again in abundance at this locality.