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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/K

K.

Kangaroo, in general—Yan-gor.

Kangaroo, the male—Yowart.

Kangaroo, the female—Warru; Kang-gărăng-a.

Kangaroo, rock—Murorong.

Kangaroo, blue; brush, or silver-grey; Macropus cæruleus—Gurh-ra.

Kangaroo (small species)—Burdi; Kwakar; Woile?

Kangaroo, Macropus elegans—Wurek

Kangaroo, young, which still resorts to its mother's pouch—Ngannip.

Kangaroo, sinews used for thread—Gwirak.

Kangaroo, Hypsiprymnus Gilbertii—Gilgyte.

Kennedia, purple creeper; Kennedia Hardenbergia—Kurrolo.

Kernel of the Zamia nut—Gargoin

Kick, to—Gannow.

Kidney—Djubo.

Kill, to—Dargang-ăn; Warbum; Dagangoon.

Kingia, species of—Waiyu.

Kingfisher — Halcyon Sanctus; Kan-yinnăk; Kandimak.

Kiss, to—Bimban; Nind-yan.

Knee—Bonnit; Djuto; Tutamindi

Knee-cap, or knee-pan—Bebal.

Knee, Kneepan of the Kangaroo—Ngirjyn.

Knife, native—Tabba; Bondjun; Dappa.

Knife, small—Dtarh-ra.

Knife, English—Yirriwa.

Knoll, a hillock—Warh-ro.

Knot—Betan.

Knot, a, in wood—Ngudi.

Know, to (to understand)—Kattidj.

Know, not—Kattidjbru or Kattidjburt.

Knowledge of, having—Nagolăk.