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Nyungar Language Group: Njakinjaki

Nyungar Placename

Landgate Display Name

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Feature Class

Pingaring Pingaring  Locality (Bounded)

Interpretation

 

Pingaring broken into its segments as:

Pingar or

pinjar or

binjer or

benjer

all mean

swamp or lake or

swamp country linked to

ing and

in is short for nyin or

ngi etc

means situated sat sit down here stay at this location or here.

Therefore Pingaring:

means situated here stay at this location or here in this place are the swamp or lake/s swamp/s.