Thursday, January 7, 2010

Aboriginal place names

I looked up a few of the places I visited or toured near for their meanings

Moyhu - Meyrrheu - wind
Puckapunyal - Middle hill
Euroa - Push, shake, thrust
Eurobin - falling water
Wangaratta - high river bank
Nagambie - Woman's breasts
Beechworth - Baarmutha - a lot of rivers
Benalla - musk duck
Porepunkah - meeting of the waters
Whorouly - lips
Wandiligong - ghost

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