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Nyungar Language Group: Balardong

Nyungar Placename

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Dowerin Dowerin  Townsite

Interpretation

 

Dowerin as do - warn - in or

dah - wen - nyinning or

dah - weendarng - yin or

da - wackign - yin or

da - wening - nyin or

da - wendoo - nyin or

dah - wendoo - nyinnaga

referring to the twenty eight parrot and means that the mouth is ugly useless and bad and it sits in a declined fashion.