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Nyungar Language Group: Pinjarup

Nyungar Placename

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Wokalup Wokalup  Locality (Bounded)

Interpretation

 

Wokalup as wokal - ka - l - up are

waagal - kal - al - up or

waagal - kal - ale - up or

waugal - kal - ali - up or

waagal - karl - ale - upp or

woggal - kal - ala - gup or

wakal - karl - ale - gup

means on and by this whole district is of the rainbow serpent, a fabulous venomous monster that in the form of a snake resides in the deep and dark water holes.