yarra

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Woiwurrung[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Proto-Central New South Wales *yarrañ (beard) and Bandjalang yarayn (beard).

Noun[edit]

yarra

  1. hair

References[edit]

  • Barry J. Blake, Woiwurrung, in The Aboriginal Language of Melbourne and Other Sketches (1991; edited by R. M. W. Dixon and Barry J. Blake; OUP, Handbook of Australian Languages 4), pages 31–124