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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/L

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Lake—Mulur.

Lake, small, or basin—Ngura.

Land—Budjor.

Land, property in—Kallip; Kallabudjor.

Land-breeze—Nandat.

Languid—Bidibaba.

Large—Ngomon.

Lark, anthus—Warrajudong.

Lark, scrub; Calamanthus—Bulordu.

Last, the last of anything—Yuttok.

Lately—Gori.

Laugh, to—Goa; Walgur.

Lay, to, anything down; to lay eggs—Ijow.

Layers, of a root; as of an onion—Mimi.

Lazy—Măndjalla; Dtăbbăkan; Yuly.

Leaf—Dilbi.

Leaf, a dead—Billara; Derer; Dwoy-a.

Leaf; dead leaves of the Xanthorea or grass tree—Min-dar.

Lean, thin—Kardidi; Kotyedak; Kotyelara.

Lean, in poor condition; speaking of game or animals—Werbal (Upper Swan.)

Leave, to—Wănja.

Leave it; let it alone—Bal.

Leave, left behind—Băng-al.

Leech, small kind—Bylyi.

Leech, large—Ninim.

Leg—Bandi; Matta.

Leptospermum, sweet-scented; Leptospermum angustifolia—Kuber.

Let (let it alone)—Bal.

Liberate, to—Yalgarănăn.

Lie, to; deceive—Dtal-yili; Gulin; Gul-yăm; Bartap, or Burtap; Partap.

Lie down, to—Ngwundow; Ngera?

Lie (to sleep)—Bidjar ngwundow.

Lift up, to—Bărrang djinnăng.

Lift up, to, in order to examine underneath—Billan djinnăng.

Light (not heavy) a.—Byăng byăng; Biargar; (Upper Swan).

Light, thin (as a covering)—Bargăr).

Light (sunlight and heat)—Monak.

Light (moonlight)—Mikăng.

Light, of the morning—Waullu; Bina.

Light (daylight)—Biryt.

Light (in colour, not dark)—Djitting; Djitto.

Light, to prepare a fire—Dukun.

Light, to, as a bird—Gargan; Gargăt.

Lightning—Băbbangwin; Gelangin (Upper Swan).

Like (similar to)—Mogoin; Mogin; Jin.

Likely (perhaps)—Gabbyn.

Limestone—Dardăk; Djidong (Upper Swan).

Line, a straight mark—Bidi durgul.

Line, in a right or straight—Wiring

Lips—Dta.

Little, short—Gorad; Bottyn.

Little, in quantity—N-yumap.

Little while ago—Gori.

Liver—Myerri.

Living, applied to man or animals, Wining.

Living, applied to trees—Won-gin

Lizard—Jinadărra.

Lizard, a species not eaten—Wurriji.

Lizard, large black—Kardar.

Lizard, small species—Kattăngirang; Jorang.

Loins—Dinyt; Molorn.

Loitering—Măndjalla.

Lonely—Dombart.

Long, tall—Wal-yadi.

Long time ago—Gorah.

Longing for—Gurdăk.

Look, to, see—Djinnăng; Nyăngow.

Look, to, for—Wargăt.

Look, sideways from the corner of the eye—Nalja.

Look carelessly on the ground; sauntering along—Mudjero.

Look! Look out; mind—Grarodjin; Wola.

Louse—Kolo.

Lover—Gurtgadăk.

Low, low down—Ngardăk; Ngardăl; Borak; Ardak; Ardakat.

Lungs—Wal-yăl.

Lying—Barrit; Gulyamăn.