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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/S

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Salmon—Melak; Ngarri; Ngarrilgul.

Salt (subst.)—Gal-yarn (Eastern word).

Salt (adj.)—Djallam.

Samphire—Mil-yu.

Sand, or Sandy land—Go-yarra.

Sandhills near the coast—Ngobar.

Sandal wood tree; Sandalum Latifolium—Willarăk.

Sandy district—Gongan.

Sanfoin bird; Ophthiamura Albifrons—Yaba wilban.

Satin bird—Kalgong; Wanggima.

Satisfied—Murada.

Save, to—To save the life of any one—Barrang dordak-ănăn.

Saw-dust—N-yetti.

Scab—Djiri.

Scar—Barb-ran.

Scold, to—Gorang.

Scorpion—Karryma; Konak-marh-ra.

Scrape to, the earth—Bian.

Scrape a spear, to point it—Garbăng; Jingan.

Scraped, pointed—Garbel.

Scrapings—N-yetti.

Scratch, to—Djirang.

Scratch, to, up earth—Bian.

Scream, to—Wangă-dan.

Sea—Odern; Mammart.

Sea-breeze—Gulămwin.

Sea-shore—Walbar.

Seaweed—Nula.

Seal, the hair; Phoca—Man-yini.

Search, to, for—Wargatta.

Seasons—The aborigines reckon six in number.

1. Măggoro; June and July—Winter.
2. Jilba; August and September—Spring.
3. Gămbarăng; October and November.
4. Birok; December and January—Summer.

Seasons—

5. Burnuro; February and March—Autumn.
6. Wun-yarăng, or Geran; April and May.

Secret—Ballar; Kopin.

Secrete, to—Ballar ijow; Kopin ijow.

See, to—Djinnăng; N-yăng-ow.

See, to, obscurely—Ngallarar djinnang.

Seed—Nurgo; Kundyl.

Seed vessel of the Banksia—Biytch; Metjo.

Seed vessel of the Eucalyptus, or gum-tree of any sort—Durdip.

Seedling-trees—Balgor.

Semen—Djidji; Bema.

Separate, to, violently—Jeran.

Separated by distance—Băng-al.

Separately—Wallăkwallăk; Kortda

Serious—Ngwidăm.

Set, to, as the sun—Dtabbat.

Set in order—Gwabbănijow; Gwabgwabbanijow.

Seven—Marh-jin bangga-gudjir gudjal.

Shade—Mallo.

Shadow—Malliji.

Shag, a bird; Phalacrocorax—Medi.

Shake, to—Yurang yurang.

Shallow—Danjal; Ngardyt.

Shank—Bandi; Matta.

Share, to, or divide amongst several persons—Wallak-yong-a.

Shark—Mundo; Bugor (Leschenhault dialect).

Shark, species of—Madjit.

Sharp, sharp-edged—Ngoyăng.

Sharp, pointed—Jillăp.

Sharpen, to; to point—Djinganăn; Yijatgur.

Shavings N-yetti.

She-Bal.

She oak, the—A species of Casuarina—Gulli.

Shells, sea-shells—Korel; Yukel.

Shells, fresh-water shells—Marel; Yinbi.

Shells, egg-shells—Nurgo imba.

Shells, pearl oyster—Bedoan.

Shield—Wunda.

Shining—Bunjat; Birrikon.

Shiver, to, in pieces—Kardatakkăn

Shiver, to, with cold or fear—Kurgin yugow.

Shoe, an English—Jinna nganjo.

Short; Gorad; Gorada.

Shorten—Goradan.

Shoulder—Munga.

Shoulder or blade-bone—Djărdăm.

Shout, to, in order to frighten and alarm—Bumburman.

Shove, to—Gurnu.

Shower, a—Jidi.

Shut, to—Didinwănjow; Notodtan.

Shy—Gulumburrin.

Sick—Mendyk; Ngandyn; Waugălăn; Mindyt; Arndin; Arndinyang (v.)

Side, the—Bun-gal; Narra.

Side, on this or that—Belli belli.

Side, from side to side—Ngarrăk ngarrăk.

Sidle along, to—Kandi.

Silently—Gutiguti.

Silly—Balbyt.

Silver fish; silver herring—Colonial name, Didi.

Similar to—Mogoin; Winnarăk; Burbur; Mogin.

Sinew—Gwirak.

Sing, to—Yeddigărow.

Singing—Malyăngwin (North dialect).

Single—Dombart

Sink, to, as the sun—Dtabbat.

Sister—Djuko.

Sister, eldest—Jindam.

Sister, middle, younger—Kowat.

Sister, youngest—Guloyn.

Sister, married sister—Mirăk.

Sister-in-law—Deni.

Sit, to—Nginnow.

Skewer—Djunong; Balbiri; Djungo; Yir.

Skilful—Boiloit.

Skin, outer covering of anything—Mabo.

Skin of an animal—Ngal-yăk.

Skin of a dog's tail with the fur on—Dy-er.

Sky—Gudjyt; Barrab.

Slate stone, species of—Gande.

Slay, to—Ballajăn.

Sleep—Bidjar; Kopil.

Sleep, heavy—Nogoro.

Sleep, to—Bidjar ngwundow.

Slender—Wyamăk; Wiril.

Slight—Wy-yul; Wiril.

Slippery—Garragăr.

Slow—Dtabbăk.

Slowly—Bettikbettik.

Sly—Daht.

Slyly, noiselessly—Gutiguti.

Small—Batdoin; Bottyn; N-yumap; Kardidi.

Smear, to—Nabbow; Yul-yăng.

Smell—Min-ya.

Smell, to (active)—Bindăng.

Smoke—Bu-yu; Gerik.

Smooth—Gun-yak.

Snake—Waugăl.

Snake, species of, small—Kyargang

Snake, Carpet—Majinda.

Snake, small, white with red bands—Bidjuba.

Snake, very venomous—Dubyt; Kabarda; Nona: Norna; Kwonda.

Snake, a kind much liked by the natives—Wan-go.

Snake a species not eaten by the natives—Worri; Wye.

Snapper fish—Ijarap.

Sneeze, a sneezing—Mul-yaritch.

Sneeze, to—Mulyar-ijo.

Snore, to—Nurdurăng.

So many—Winnir.

Soft, smooth—Gunyak.

Softly—Bettik.

Sole of the foot—Jinnagabbărn.

Son—Mammăl.

Song—Yeddi; Yetti.

Sorcerer—Boyl-yagadăk; Gul-yarri; Kobbălo bu-yirgadăk; Yukungadak.

Sorcery—Boylya.

Sore—Birrga.

Sore, a—Birrgyn.

Sores, covered with—Birrga bogal.

Soul, the—Gurdumit; Noyt; Wuyun; Kadjin; Kwoyalang; Kwoggyn; Kyn-ya; Waug.

Sound, a—Gurdor.

South—Bu-yal; Kanning; Minang; Nurdi.

South-west wind—Karing.

Sowthistle—Waudarăk.

Sparks of fire—Jitip; Girijit; Binitch.

Speak to, so as to be understood—Barra wan-gow.

Spear—Gidji.

Spear, glass or quartz-headed—Boryl; Gidjiboryl.

Spear, fishing—Garbel; Gidjiboryl

Spaer, fishing—Garbel; Gidjigarbel.

Spear, boys'—Djinjing.

Spear-wood from the hills—Malga; Wonnar.

Spear-wood from the south—Burdun.

Spear-wood found in swamps—Kubert.

Spear, to—Gidjal; Dtan.

Speedily—Getget; Yabbra.

Spew, to—Kandang.

Spider—Kara.

Spill, to—Darăng-ăt.

Spin, to twirl round—Gorang.

Spindle, a coarge kind used by the natives—Djinjing.

Spirit, evil—Jilgi? Mettagong; Waugal.

Spirit, the; the soul—Noyt.

Spit, to—Narrija gwart.

Spittle—Dtalyi; Narrija.

Spleen, the—Maap.

Spring, the—Jilba; Menangal.

Spring, flowing, of water—Gărjyt; Gabbi gărjyt.

Spring, small—Ngirgo (Northern dialect).

Sprinkle, to—Yirrbin.

Squeeze, to—Binun.

Squirrel, grey; Petaurus Mairarus—Bellogar.

Staff, woman's—Wanna.

Stale—Min-yudo.

Stamping—Narrang.

Stand, to—Yugow.

Stare, at, to—Wundun.

Stars—Mil-yarm; Ngangar; Tiendi.

Startle, to—Darnavan-ijow; Ngunt-burbung.

Steadfastly—Met.

Steal, to—Quippal; Ngagynbarrang; Yurjang; Ngagyl-ya; Tapingur.

Steal, to, creep on game—Gannangiunow; Ngardang; Kandi.

Stealthily—Gutiguti.

Steamer, musk duck; Biziura lobata—Gatdarra.

Steep—Mordăk.

Steep, to, in water—N-yogulăng.

Step, to tread—Gannow.

Step, to, on one side to avoid a spear or a blow—Gwelganow; Quelkan (Upper Swan).

Stick, a, any piece of wood—Garba.

Sticks—

1. The throwing stick—Dyuna; Dowak; Walga; Juwul.
2. Woman's stick or staff—Wanna.
3. Crook for pulling down the Banksia flowers—Kalga.
4. Stick or skewer for fastening the cloak—Balbir Bindi.
5. Peeled ornamental stick, worn in the head at a Corroberry by the dancers—Inji; Mărromărro; Jingăla.

Stick, to, to stick half way, to get jammed—Ngarrăn.

Stiffened, benumbed—Nan-yar.

Still, yet—Kalga.

Still, to, the wind by enchantment—Kalbyn.

Stingray fish—Bamba.

Stingy—Guning; N-yelingur.

Stinking—Bidjak.

Stirring up—Yurirăngwin.

Stolen—Ngagyn.

Stomach—Kobbălo.

Stone—Bu-yi.

Stony—Bu-yi billanăk.

Stoop, to—Dărbow.

Stop!—Nannăp.

Stop up, to—Didin; Dtandidin.

Stopped or stayed behind—Băngal.

Stout—Boyn-gadăk; Ilyn ngomon.

Straight, in a direct line—Wiring; Durgul; Tolol; Kange; Yungitch.

Straight, upright—Wyămăk.

Strange—Mogang.

Stranger—Wurrar bo-yăng; Yyinăng; Mogang.

Stranger, not related—Nanning.

Stray, anything found without an owner—Bărna.

Straying, having lost one's road—Waummărăbbin.

Stream, a—Bilo; Gărjyt.

Strike, to—Buma.

Strike, to, so as to stun or kill—Dăr-gang.

String—Madji.

String of a bag—Ngwonna; Nalba.

Strong—Murduin; Bidi murduin.

Strongly—Gwidjar.

Strutting—Wumbubin.

Stuck in—Nungurdul.

Stun, to—Dargangăn.

Stunted—Gorad; Gorada.

Sufficient—Gyn-yăk; Bel-lăk.

Sugar—Ngon-yăng; this, which is the name of a saccharine juice, exuding from the red gum-tree, is applied to sugar, on account of its sweetness.

Sulky—Mul-yabin.

Summer—Birok.

Sun—Nganga; Batta; Djat.

Sunbeams—Batta mandu; Nganga batta.

Sun-set, time of—Garrimbi.

Sun, shine and heat—Monak.

Superfluously—Darrajăn; as Darrajăn Yong-a; to give more than is expected.

Superior (adj.)—Belli.

Surround, to—Engallang; Tergur

Swallow, of the throat—Gunidi.

Swallow, to—Ngannow.

Swallow; Hirundo—Kănnamit; Budibring. (Upper Swan).

Swallow, wood; Ocypterus Albovittatus—Biwoen.

Swallow, white-throated; Hirundo—Budibudi.

Swallow, sea; Tern—Kaljirgang.

Swamp—Bura; Mulyin; Yalgor; Gotyn.

Swamp, hen—Porphyrio; Gullima

Swamp, little—Zapornia; Warrajă.

Swan, black—Kuljak; Guroyl; Mal-yi; Mele.

Sweat—Ban-ya.

Sweat, to—Ban-ya.

Sweep, to—Barnang; Kaling.

Sweet—Mul-yi mul-yit

Swim, to—Kowangow? Kowanyăng.

Swoon, to—Yowirgwart; Pandopen. (Northern dialect).