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Nyungar Language Group: Minang

Nyungar Placename

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Feature Class

Kalgan Kalgan  Locality (Bounded)

Interpretation

 

Kalgan as K - al - gan are

kal - al - ngan or

kaal - alla - ngan or

karl - alia - ngan or

kal - ali - ngan or

kaal - ali - nguny or

cala - alla - nguny refers to 'my fireplace',

meaning this is my home on and about this district, my place of origin.