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Nyungar Language Group: Minang

Nyungar Placename

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Chelgiup Chelgiup  Watercourse

Interpretation

 

Chelgiup as chelgi - up are

dtjelkee - up or

jelgi - up or

jilgie - gup or

jelgee - gap or

jalgai - gup or

chelba - up or

chelber - upp or

jil-ba - gup

meaning the locality with the vegetation and water which has fresh water crayfish inhabiting it.