wirlu

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Bayungu[edit]

Noun[edit]

wirlu

  1. acacia

References[edit]

  • Barry Alpher Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method, edited by Claire Bowern and Harold Koch (Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2004)

Burduna[edit]

Noun[edit]

wirlu

  1. acacia

References[edit]

  • Barry Alpher Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method, edited by Claire Bowern and Harold Koch (Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2004)

Dhalandji[edit]

Noun[edit]

wirlu

  1. acacia

References[edit]

  • Barry Alpher Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method, edited by Claire Bowern and Harold Koch (Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2004)

Martuthunira[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Pama-Nyungan *wirlu.

Noun[edit]

wirlu

  1. the blackheart tree (probably an acacia such as Acacia coriacea, or some other species native to the Pilbara region of Western Australia, or Acacia melanoxylon, known as blackwood, but native to eastern Australia)

References[edit]

  • Barry Alpher Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method, edited by Claire Bowern and Harold Koch (Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2004)
  • Dench, Alan Charles. 1995. Martuthunira: A Language of the Pilbara Region of Western Australia. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. Series C-125.

Yinggarda[edit]

Noun[edit]

wirlu

  1. acacia

References[edit]

  • Barry Alpher Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method, edited by Claire Bowern and Harold Koch (Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2004)