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Nyungar Language Group: Pibelmen

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Powlalup Powlalup  Place Name



Powlalup as po - wla - al - up are

Bo - woolah - alla - up or

bool - woolah - ale - gup or

bulla - woola - alleg - gup or

boylya - woolah - ale - upp

means a shout of praise for by that very location over there are the ones with certain magical powers that can be used for good and bad.