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Dharawal indigenous plant names and pronunciations

English-Dharawal

This list is an extract from a draft manuscript: ‘Dictionary of the Dharawal Language’ compiled by Gavin Andrews & Frances Bodkin, with permission of Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews.

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D'harawal

Pronunciation

Acacia binervia kai-arrewan kye-ah-rrr-ree-wan
Acacia cheelii muttarumbung muttah-rum-boong
Acacia decurrens boo'kerrikin boo-key-ree-kin
Acacia floribunda marrai'uo ma-rye-you-oh
Acacia implexa weetjellan wee-chell-an
Acacia longifolia marrai'uo ma-rye-you-oh
Acacia parramattensis boo'kerrikin boo-key-ree-kin
Acacia parvipinnula boo'kerrikin boo-key-ree-kin
Acmena smithii tjerail cher-ray-ill
Actinotus helianthii talara'tingi ta-lah-rah-tee-ngee
all edible acacias buri boo-ree
Allocasuarina spp. dahlwah darl-wah
Alphitonia excelsa murrung muh-rrr-roong
Angophora costata kajimboura kah-jim-bough-rah
Angophora floribunda boonah boo-nah
Angophora hispida barrindah bah-rrr-reen-dah
Angophora subvelutina boonah boo-nah
Asplenium australasicum gannokan gan-noh-karn
Banksia aemula wallum wah-loom
Banksia spp. kuritja koo-ree-char
Banksia spp. wattungoori wat-tuhn-goo-ree
Blandfordia spp. budyari boo-dyah-ree
Brachychiton spp. kuritjong koo-ree-chong
bracken fern gunggai goong-guy
brush cherry daguba dah-goo-bah
Bursaria spp. kurwon kurr-won
cabbage tree palm daranggarra dah-rang-gah-rah
Caladenia spp. wagalldarra wah-gal-dah-rrr-rah
Casuarina spp. dahlwah darl-wah
cherry ballart guwigan goo-wee-gan
Cissus spp. yarrung yah-rrr-roong
Cryptocarya glaucescens oorawong oo-rah-wong
Cryptocarya microneura murrogan moo-row-gan
cumbungi wallungalin wahl-loo-nga-leen
Cupaniopsis anacardioides yowarra yoh-war-rah
cycad burrawang buh-rrr-rah-wang
Dianella spp. pokulbi poh-kull-bee
Duboisia spp. gulgagaru gull-gah-gah-roo
edible berry wugay woo-gay-yee
edible leaves ganugan gah-noo-gan
Elaeocarpus spp. kuwandong kwon-dong
Eremophila spp. boobialla boo-bee-allah
Exocarpos spp guwigan goo-wee-gahn
Ficus spp. tamnon tam-noon
grass tree gallundalgdya gah-loon-dal-gah-dyah
grass tree flower stem yaygali yay-yee-gah-jee
Grevillea robusta numura nuh-moo-rah
Hardenbergia violacea warrabirra war-rah-beer-rah
ironbark gum muggago mug-gah-goh
Kunzea ericoides burgan burr-garn
Leptospermum spp. barunbarun bah-run-bah-roon
Leptospermum spp. (medicine) boonya boo-nyah
Livistonia australis durangurra dew-ran-guh-rah
Lophospermum spp. wallaya wahl-lay-yah
Melaleuca spp. gurrendurren guh-ren-doo-ren
Melaleuca spp. butjor boo-chore
mistletoe ban barn
mottled bark gum boo'angi boo-an-ghee
mushroom ngalangala ngah-lah-ngah-lah
Myoporum spp. boobialla boo-bee-ahl-lah
native orange bumbil boom-bill
needlebush bingawingul bee-nagh-win-guII
Pandorea spp. wongawonga won-gah-who-ngah
paperbark gurrendurren guh-ren-doo-ren
Persoonia spp. tjibbong jee-bong
Port Jackson fig tamnun tamnoon
Pteridium esculentum gunggai goong-guy
red berries bundan boon-dan
ribbon bark gum kaiyeroo kye-yee-roo
rock lily buruwan boo-roo-wan
rough barked gum bourrounj boor-rownch
Rulingia dasyphyllum kerrawang kee-rrr-rah-wang
Santalum spp. quandong kwon-dong
scalybark gum terriyergro teer-ree-yeer-grow
silky oak numura nuh-moo-rah
smooth bark gum maiandowri my-arn-dow-ree
Solanum aviculare goonigang goo-nee-gang
Solanum spp. gamaral gah-mah-rall
Solanum vescum goonigang goo-nee-gang
spotted bark gum booangi boo-ang-ghee
stringybark gum baiyali bye-yah-lee
Syzygium spp. tacobah tah-co-bah
Tetragonia spp. murrogal muh-rrr-roh-gall
tree fern kakowera kah-koh-wee-rah
Tristaniopsis spp. wallaya wahl-lay-yah
tussock grass garinali gah-reen-ah-lee
Typha spp. wallungalin wall-loon-gah-leen
wild carrot kurnell koor-nell
Xylomelum pyriforme maritja couroo mah-ree-cha-kow-roo
yam bundago boon-dah-go