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Here are the 3 Barngarla words for various types of SHARK:

• Gadalyili

• Goonya

• Walgara


Here is the Barngarla word for WHALE:



There might have been a specific Barngarla word for

“southern right whale”

(known in Latin as Eubalaena australis):

•Namana (Southern Right Whale)


When a Barngarla person sees a whale, s/he can shout:

•Ganggaroo! (Whale!)

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