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Nyungar Language Group: Pibelman

Nyungar Placename

Landgate Display Name

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Feature Class

Cowerup Cowerup  Swamp Marsh Morass

Interpretation

 

Cowerup as cow - er - up are

cowie - wer - upp or

cowker - wer - gup or

kauin - wer - up or

kowwin - wer - upp or

goa - wer - gup or

kaua - wer - up or

kauera - wer - gup

means a district of laughter.