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Diary of ten years eventful life of an early settler in Western Australia and also A descriptive vocabulary of the language of the aborigines/A descriptive vocabulary of the language in common use amongst the aborigines of Western Australia/Part 2/D

D.

Damp—Bal-yan.

Dance, native—Yallor; Kaggarăk; D-yoolgyt; Wirbe; Yenma; Nilge; Yuyltunmitch.

Dance, to—Yallorgannow.

Dark coloured—Mo-ăn.

Darkness—Myart.

Daughter—Gwoy-rat.

Dawn, of morning—Djidar; Waulu; Bina.

Day, a—Gedala.

Daylight—Biryt; Djidar; Waulu.

Day, to-day—Yy-i.

Day before yesterday—Myargyn; Myragyn.

Dead, the—Djanga.—The name applied by the natives to Europeans. Malo, same term used by Aborigines to the North.

Dead—Wanniga; Nodytch; Gwardin (Northern word). Winatding (N.E. dialect); Kainbil; Ki-in.

Decayed, withered—Mandju.

Deceit—Barrit.

Deceive, to—Gulin.

Deception—Barrit.

Decoy, to—Kobat kobatănăn; Myatyl.

Deep—Mordak.

Deep, deep water—Didarăl.

Depart, to—Gulbang; Watto kolo; Gulbat; Gulut.

Departing—Kolbattin.

Desire, to; to direct—Warrangăn.

Desirous of—Gurdak.

Devil; evil spirit—Mittagong; Waugal.

Dew—Min-yi; Jindi; Barup; Manimilyar.

Diamond-bird; Pardolotus—there are two kinds, Punctatus, and Striatus—Widăpwidăp.

Die, to—Gwardo; Wanni.

Dig, to—Bian.

Dig up, to—Dtanbarrang ijow.

Diminutive—X-yumap; Bottyn.

Direct, in a straight line—Durgul; Tolol.

Disappointed—Gurdu djul.

Displeased—Gurdudjul; Mulyabin.

Distant—Bo-yăng; Urrar.

Disturb, to—Igan.

Dive, to—Dărbow.

Diver; blue-bill, Oxyura Australis—Buatu.

Divided, separate—Wallăkwallăk.

Divide to, amongst several persons—Wallak-yong-a.

Dog—Durda.

Dog, Male—Borang.

Dog, wild—Durda mokyn; Yekyn.

Dog, wild, tail of, worn by the natives in the head—Dyer.

Down, short-hair or feathers—Dju; Djuo; Jow-yn.

Down, low—Borak; Ngardăk; Ardak; Ardakat.

Downs, of the sea-coast—Ngobar.

Downwards—Ngardăk; Ardak; Ardakat.

Drag along, to—Barrang maul kolo

Dread, to—Multchin; Wyen; Gudjunanger.

Dream—Welle; Kundăm.

Dream, to—Kundăm; Kundăm-ngwundow; Ngwuntungur.

Dress, to—Wolang; Wandang.

Dried, dried up—Datta; Injarinjar; Manju (applied to trees, or wood; or animals of any sort when dead; a mummy would be Mandju).

Dried, parched ground—Gulbar.

Drill holes, to—dyunong dtan.

Drip, to—Gabbi-gannow.

Drive, to—Igan; Yekan. a.v.—Mordakănăn.

Drowned, to be drowned—Mordakal-ăp.

Drunk—Yowir.

Dry, not wet—Ilar; Injar; Dalbitch; Tabitch?

Dry, thirsty—Gabbigurdăk.

Dry up, to; make dry—Injarăn; Injarănăn.

Dry, withered, applied to leaves—Derer.

Duck, grey; Anas Novæ Hollandiæ—Ngwonăna; N-yuneruk?

Duck, mountain—Tadorma; Gurăga.

Duck, steamer or musk; Biziura lobata—Gaddără.

Duck-Diver, a, with very small flappers or wings—Buatu.

Duck, wood; Anser—Mărăng-ănna.

Duck, white-winged; Nyroca Australis—Errudu.

Duck, shoveller; Rhynchaspis—Wimbin.

Duck, larged-nosed, blue-winged—Bardunguba.

Dung—Konang.

Dust—Dalba; N-yetti.