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Aboriginal Placename Signs

Sydney Suburbs

Berala
Berowra
Birrong
Bungarribee
Cabramatta
Carramar
Chullora
Mt Colah
Colebee
Cowan
Cronulla
Dee Why
Dharruk
Jannali
Kareela
Killara
Mt Kuring-gai
Menai_Wollongong
Mulgoa
Narellan
Narwee
Parramatta
Pymble
Turramurra

Turramurra might have meant ‘trees’

Wahroonga
Waitara Ck
Warrawee
Whalan
Woy Woy

Wayi wayi might have meant a body of water, as at Woy Woy, or the waters of the Harbour. Near Kirribilli there is a Weye-Weye Point, with -eye pronounced as in the word ‘eye’.

Yagoona
Yennora

Other Sydney street signs

Amaroo Cres
Avoca Ave
Bangalla St
Barellan Ave
Berrillee St
Beulah St_Waruda St
Billong St
Birragu St_edited
Boomerang St
Bulada St
Bungaree Ln
Cammeraygal
Carabella St
Comenarra Pkwy_edited
Coolabah Ave
Cremorne Point_edited
Elamang Ave
Catalpa Cr
Goorawahl Av
Kiara Cl
Karangi Rd
Kamay
Kirribilli Av
Kurraba Rd

Kurraba or garaba was the name of a multi-pronged fishing spear used by the men in Mosman and all round the harbour. The women caught fish from lines in canoes.

Marayong Park Blacktown

marayong: emu

Mil Mil St
Mirradong Pl
Nulla Nulla St

ngala ngala: a special club

Nurragingy Reserve
Tallong Pl_Canberra Av
Tangara
Taronga Zoo
Tarra
Timaru St
Turuga St_Womerah St
Wambool St
Waratah Rd
Warragul Rd_Avoca Rd

warigal means dog, as does dingo

Warringah Rd
Warrangi St
Warung St
Wirraga St
Willarong Rd
Womerah St_Turuga St
Wonga Wonga St

wonga wonga: a pigeon

Wulworra Ave
Yarramundi Dr
Yurong St
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