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Grandpa Pencil's
Index To Aboriginal
Words and Their Meanings


Alpha Index To Aboriginal Words and Translations


Though far from complete this list of Australian Aboriginal words and their meanings, drawn from many regions and Aboriginal groups, will help you find out why your town, suburb or street bears its name.

Each page has the alpha link bar, as below, so you can go directly to the word you require or scroll through letter by letter.

If you are trying to think of a name for something you love this list is just the thing you need.

Note: Each page contains a Google Search Box that allows you to search Dear Grandpa Pencil ~ Type in 'Aboriginal words' and then the 'English' word you are searching for for a far quicker result

A | B |C |D |E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T| U | V | W | X | Y | Z


Some Australian Aboriginal names of Towns and Suburbs
With Translations

A to J | K to Z


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