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Nyungar Language Group: Wudjari

Nyungar Placename

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Feature Class

Wilga Wilga  Townsite

Interpretation

 

Wilga as wi - l - ga or

wil - il - garro or

wilgerka - il - gaduk or

wilgi - il - gatak or

wil - Il - garro or

wilgie - il - garro or

wilgee - Il - gaduk or

wilgi - il - gatak

means yellow ochre clay, or that areas to the north and north-west possess it.