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Nyungar Language Group: Pibelman

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Mattabandup Mattabandup  Watercourse



Mattabandup as mat - ta - band - up are

maat - ta - ban - up or

mat - taa - bandi - upp or

maat - taa - bandi - gup or

mat - ta - bandy - upp

means that in this place I am perspiring and my legs are sore from walking along the crooked, uneven paths and roads of this tribe's district.