Daisy Bates Vocabulary

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Man, his relationships, etc.
Aunt
Baby
Blackfellow
Blackwoman
Boy
Brother
Brother-in-law
Child
Daughter
Daughter-in-law
Father
Father-in-law
Girl
Granddaughter
Grandfather
Grandmother
Grandson
Husband
Man
Mother
Mother-in-law
Nephew
Niece
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Orphan
Sister
Sister-in-law
Son
Son-in-law
Uncle
Virgin
White Man
White Woman
Widow
Widower
Wife
Woman
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Parts and Functions of the Body
Ankle
Arm (left)
Arm (lower)
Arm (right)
Arm (upper)
Back
Back-bone
Beard
Blood
Bone
Bowels
Breast (left)
Breast (right)
Breath
Breathe, to
Calf of Leg
Cheek
Chest
Chin
Coition
Copulate, to
Cry, to
Drink, to
Ear
Eat, to
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Elbow
Eyeball
Eyebrow
Eyelash
Eyelid
Eye
Face
Fat
Fatigue
Feeling
Finger
Finger joint
Finger nail
Foot (left)
Foot (right)
Forehead
Frowning
Generative Organ (female)
Gums
Hair
Hand
Hand (left)
Hand (right)
Head
Hearing
Heart
Heel
Heel (left)
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Heel (right)
Hip bone
Instep
Jaw, lower
Jaw, upper
Kidney
Knee
Kneecap
Leg (left)
Leg (right)
Legs
Lip, lower
Lip, upper
Liver
Lung
Moustache
Mouth
Mouth, roof of
Muscle
Nape of the neck
Navel
Neck
Nipple of breast
Nose
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Nostril
Palm of the hand
Penis
Perspiration
Perspire
Pregnant
Puberty (age of)
Rib
Rump
Seeing
Semen
Shin
Shoulder
Sinew
Skeleton
Skin
Skull
Sleep
Smell, to
Sneeze, to
Sole of the foot
Speak, to
Spit, to
Stink, to
Stomach
Taste, to
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Tears
Teeth
Temple
Thigh
Thirsty
Throat
Thumb
Toe
Toenail
Tongue
ook
Urinate, to
Vein
Walk, to
Windpipe
Wink, to
Womb
Wrinkle
Wrist
Yawn, to
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Animals
Animal (generic)
Ant-eater (Marsupial)
Bandicoot
Bat
Bull
Calf
Cat, domestic
Cat, native
cow
Dingo, female
Dingo, male
Dingo, puppy
Dog, female
Dog, male
Dog, puppy
Donkey
Dormouse
Dugong
Flying fox (bat)
Goat
Hedgehog
Horse
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Kangaroo, generic
Kangaroo, blue
Kangaroo, brush
Kangaroo Rat
Kangaroo Rat, Brush-tailed
Kangaroo, Red
Kangaroo, Rock
Kangaroo, Silver Grey
Kangaroo, young, in pouch
Mouse (generic)
Mouse, house
Mouse, pouched
Opossum, Black
Opossum, Grey
Opossum, large Grey
Opossum, Ring-tailed
Pig
Porcupine
Porpoise
Rat (generic)
Rat, House
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Rat, Water
Seal, Fur
Seal, Smooth
Sheep
Squirrel, Grey
Wallaby, Banded
Wallaby (generic)
Wallaby, Rock
Wallaby, Speckled-hair
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Birds
Albatross - Black Sooty
Albatross - Light Wandering
Avocet, Red-necked
Bald coot, red bill
Bee-eater, Golden Swallow
Bell-bird
Bird (generic)
Bird's egg
Birds' Nest
Bittern
Bustard, Wild Turkey
Butcher bird
Buzzard
Chicken (Poultry)
Cock (Poultry)
Cockateel, Cockatoo Parrot
Cockatoo (generic)
Cockatoo, Black, red tail
Cockatoo, Black, white tail
Cockatoo, Galah, grey and pink
Cockatoo, Leadbeater's Pink
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Cockatoo, white, Northern variety
Cockatoo, white, Southern variety
Cockatoo, white, Sulphur-crested
Coot
Cormorant, large black
Cormorant, small black
Crane, Blue
Creeper, Black-backed
Creeper, Black-tailed
Creeper, Rufus
Crow
Crow, Shrike (Squeaker)
Cuckoo, Bronze
Cuckoo, Fantail
Cuckoo, Lesser Bronze
Cuckoo, Pallid
Diamond Birds or Flower Peckers
Dove, barred shoulders, blue eyes
Dove, little
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Dove, Tranquil, red eye
Duck, Blue-billed
Duck (generic)
Duck, Grey or black
Duck, Mountain
Duck, Musk (Steamer)
Duck, Spoonbill
Duck, White Wing
Duck, Woodduck or Maned Goose
Eagle
Eagle Hawk
Eagle, Little
Eagle, Wedgetailed
Eagle, Whistling
Emu
Emu Wren
Falcon, Black-headed
Falcon, Brown Hawk
Falcon, Grey (Broome)
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Falcon, Kestrel
Finch, Spotted
Flycatcher
Flycatcher (Fantail)(Shepherd's Companion) (Wagtail)
Goat-sucker
Goat-sucker, small black
Goose, Cape Barren
Grebe, Black-throated
Grebe, Crested
Grebe, Hoary-headed
Gull, large, white
Gull, small, white
Harrier, Swamp Hawk
Hawk, Fish (Osprey)
Hawk, Gos
Hawk, Sparrow
Hen (poultry)
Heron, Black with white neck
Heron, Egret (white)
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Honey-eater (generic)
Honey-sucker
Ibis, straw-necked
King-fisher
Kite
Kite, Square-tailed
Lark
Lark, Scrub
Laughing jackass
Magpie
Magpie, Lark (Pugwall)
Marsh-harrier
Martin
Mopoke (Boobook)
Native Companion
Owl, Common
Owl, Lesser Masked
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Owl, Marbled (Like Mopoke)
Owl, Masked
Owl, Winking
Parakeet, (Betcherrygah, Shell-parrot)
Parrot
Blue bellied, Red-cap
Blue bellied, King, Yellow-cheeked
Parrot, Red-breasted Rosella
Parrot, Rosella
Parrot, Small Ground
Parrot, Twenty-eight
Parrot, Walkingery (Mountain)
Pelican
Penguin
Pheasant (Gnou)
Pigeon, Blue
Pigeon, Bronzewing
Pigeon, Brush, Bronzewing
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Pigeon, Topknot
Plover, Black-breasted
Plover, Golden
Plover, Lesser, Golden
Plover, Long-legged
Plover, Masked
Poultry (generic)
Quail, Brown
Quail, Painted
Quail, Stubble
Rail, Land
Rail, Water
Reed Warbler
Robin
Shag
Silver Eye
Snipe (Rottnest)
Swallow
Swallow, Sea
Swallow, Wood
Swamp-hen, Coot
Swan
Shrike, Robin
Shrike, Thrush
Teal
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Terns
Wattle Bird
Widgeon
Wren, Ash-coloured
Wren, Blue
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Fishes
Catfish
Cobbler
Cockle
Crab
Crayfish
Fish (generic)
Flatfish
Flounder
Herring, River
Herring, Sea
Jewfish
Mackeral
Mullet
Mussel
Oyster (large Pearl)
Oyster (Rock)
Oyster (small Pearl)
Parrotfish
Porpoise
Prawn
Rock Cod
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Salmon
Schnapper
Shark
Shrimp
Silver Bream
Sole
Stingray
Tailor
Whiting
Yellowtail
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Reptiles
Frog, edible
Frog (generic)
Frog, large green
Iguana (generic)
Iguana, green
Iguana, long-tailed
Iguana, stump-tailed
Lizard (generic)
Lizard, Horned (York Devil)
Lizard, large black
Scorpion
Sea-snake
Snake (generic)
Tadpole
Tortoise, fresh water
Tortoise, land
Turtle (long-necked, fresh water)
Turtle, sea
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Insects
Ant (common small)
Ant (generic)
Ant's nest
Ant (sergeant)
Ant (white)
Bardie (a grub)
Bee
Beetle (generic)
Blowfly
Butterfly
Caterpillar
Centipede
Cricket
Dragonfly
Flea
Fly (generic)
Gadfly
Grasshopper
Grub
Hornet
Housefly
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Insect (generic)
Leech
Louse
Mosquito
Moth
Praying Mantis
Sandfly
Scorpion
Silverfish
Spider (generic)
Vermin (generic)
Wasp
Worm
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The Elements, etc. etc. viz., the Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Heavenly Bodies, etc.
Afternoon
Atmosphere
Banksia
Beach (open)
Beach (rocky)
Blackboy
Blossom
Bough of a tree
Breeze (land)
Breeze (sea)
Bush (the wild country)
Cabbage tree
Cave
Chasm
Christmas tree
Clay
Clay, red
Clay, white
Cloud
Cloudy
Cold
Comet
Cone of Banksia
Country (burnt)
Country (desert)
Country (hilly)
Country (open)
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Country (stony)
Country (swampy)
Creek
Crystal (rock)
Dark
Darkness
Dawn
Day
Daylight
Days
Dew
Drizzle, to
Dusk
Dust
Duststorm
Earth, the
Echo
Estuary
Evening
Feather
Fig (Native)
Fire
Floods
Flowers
Foam
Fog
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Foliage
Forenoon
Frost
Fruit
Fruit (edible, native)
Gorge
Granite
Grass
Grass (tall)
Grass tree
Grass (young)
Ground (surface of)
Gum
Gum tree (river gum)
Heat
Hill
Hillock
Hole
Hollow place
Honeysuckle tree
Hours
In the open air
Ironbark tree
Ironstone
Island
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Jarrah tree
Lake
Land
Leaf (shrub or tree)
Light
Lightning
Lime
Limestone
Manna
Meteor
Midday
Midnight
Milky Way
Minute
Mist
Misty
Month
Moon
Moonlight
Moon, waning
Moon, waxing
Morning
Mountain
Mountainous Country
Mud
Muddy
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Mulga
Mushroom
Night
Noon
Nuts, edible
Orion
Paper-bark tree
Peach, native
Pear, native
Petal (of flower)
Plain
Plant
Pleiades
Pool
Pool in River
Precipice
Quartz
Rain
Rain (heavy)
Rainbow
Rays (of the sun)
Resin (blackboy)
River
River, bank of
Road
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Rock
Rockhole
Root, of tree
Running water
Rush (a fibre)
Sand
Sandalwood tree
Sandhill
Sandplain
Scrub, the
Sea
Sea-shell
Sea-shore
Sea-weed
Seeds, of plants
Shade
Sheaoak
Shower, a
Shrub
Sky
Southern cross
Spinifex
Spinifex gum
Spinifex thread
Star
Starlight
Stone
Stream
Sun
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Sunbeam
Sunlight
Sunrise
Sunset
Surf
Swamp country
Tableland
Thorn
Thunder
Thunderstorm
Tide
Time
Ti-tree
To-day
To-morrow
Track
Tree
Tree, Bark of
Tree, Gum of
Tree, Trunk of
Twilight
Valley
Vegetable food
Vegetables
Vegetation
Venus
Volcano
Water
Water (deep)
Water (fresh)
Water (running)
Water (salt)
Water (shallow)
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Waterfall
Waterhole
Wattle tree
Weather (cold)
Weather (hot)
Weather (wet)
Week
Well
Whirlwind
Willy willy
Wind (East)
Wind (light)
Wind (North)
Wind (South)
Wind (strong)
Wind (West)
Wooded country
Xanthorrhoea
Xanthorrhoea (various sorts)
Yam
Yesterday
Zamia, fruit of
Zamia, kernal of
Zamia tree
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Abduct, to
Able, to
Abscond, to
Absent
Abundance
Abuse, to
Accident
Accidentally
Accompany, to
Accuse, to
Across
Adorned
Adultery
Afraid
After
Again
Aged
Ago
Agree, to
Aim, to
Alarm
Alive
All
Alligator
Alone
Also
Always
Ambush
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Am I?
Among
Amuse, to
And
Anger
Angry, to be
Another
Anxious
Any
Apart
Approach, to
Are
Arise, to
Arrange, to
Ascend, to
Ashes
Ask, to
Assault, to
Astray, to go
At once
Attentive
Autumn
Avoid, to
Away
Back, to go
Back, to bring
Bad (wicked)
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Bag
Bag (in which a child is carried)
Bag, to carry in a
Bald
Bandy legged
Barb (of spear)
Bare
Bark, as a dog, to
Bark (used for food vessels)
Bark (used for making huts)
Bathe, to
Bathe, to
Battle
Bear children, to
Beat, to
Beautiful
Becoming
Before
Beg, to
Behaviour
Behind
Belch, to
Bellow
Below
Belt
Betray, to
Between
Beware!
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Big
Birth
Bite, to
Bitter
Black
Blanket
Bleed, to
Blind
Blow, as the wind, to
Blow with the mouth, to
Blue
Blunt
Blunt-edged
Board, for throwing spear
Boast, to
Body
Body (dead)
Boggy ground
Bony
Boomerang
Boots (European)
Born
Both of us
Brand (fire)
Brave
Break, to
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Breath
Breathe, to
Bright
Bring forth, to (as animals, their young)
Bring me!
Bring, to
Brown
Bruised
Bundle
Burn
Burn, to
Burnt
Bury, to
Bush
Bush walk
Bye-and-bye
Call him back
Call, to
Camp, native
Camp, white man's
Cannibal
Cannibalism
Care, to take
Careful
Careless
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Carry, to (on the shoulders)
Cart
Cataract (film over eye)
Cauterize, to (a wound)
Ceremony
Certainly
Champion
Change, to
Charcoal
Charm, to (by a spell)
Cheat, to
Chew, to
Choke, to
Cinder
Circle
Circular
Circumcision
Clasp, to
Clay
Clay, white lime
Clean
Clean, to
Clear (as water)
Clear away, to
Clear, to (make a clearing)
Climb, to
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Cloak, to
Close (near)
Close, to (stop up a hole)
Clothe, to
Club
Coat, a
Cold, a
Cold, to be
Collect, to
Colour
Come in, to
Commence, to
Conceal, to
Concealed
Confuse, to
Confused
Conquer, to
Conqueror
Construct, to
Contest, a
Continually
Convalescent
Cook, to
Cooked
Cooked meat
Cool
Copper
Corroboree
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Couple
Courage
Covered
Covered up, to leave
Coward
Crack in the skin
Crawl, to
Creep (to creep on game)
Crime
Crippled
Crooked
Cruel
Crumb
Cry, to
Cry out, to
Cunning
Cure, to
Cut, to, with a knife
Cut, to, with native hammer
Damp
Damper
Dance
Dance, to
Dead
Deaf
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Death
Decay, to
Decayed
Deceit
Deceive
Deep
Defy, to
Dense scrub
Dense, stupid
Depart, to
Desert, to
Desire, to
Destroy, to
Devil
Die, to
Different
Dig, to
Direct (in a straight line)
Dirty
Disappoint, to
Disgrace, to
Disguise, to
Disgust, to
Displease, to
Distance
Distend, to
Disturb, to
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Divided
Divide, to, amongst several persons
Do that!
Dog's tail head-dress
Down (below)
Down (short hair)
Drag along, to
Dread, to
Dream
Dream, to
Dried, parched ground
Dried up
Drink
Drink, to
Drip, to
Drive, to
Drown, to
Drunk
Dry
Dry, withered, applied to leaves
Dumb
Dying
Earache
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Early
East
Echo
Edge of knife
Effaced
Effects
Egg-shell
Eight
Embrace, to
Empty
Enclose, to
Encourage, to
Enemy
Energy
Enough
Erect
Evil
Evil spirit
Examine, to
Exchange
Excrescence
Expose, to
Faint, to
Fair
Fall, to
Family or Tribe
Far away
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Fast
Fasten, to
Fear
Fear, to
Feast
Feed, to
Fetch, to
Few
Fig
Fillet for the head
Find
Finish, to
Fire-stick
Firm
Fish bait
Fish trap
Five
Fixed
Flame
Flat
Flat, to lie
Flee, to
Flesh (of animals)
Float, to
Flour
Food
Food (forbidden)
Forbid, to
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Forcibly
Form
Forward, to go
Four
Fresh (lately made)
Friend
Friendly
Frightened
Fruitful (having had children)
Full (filled up)
Full (satisfied)
Full of holes
Fur
Further
Game, a
Game (animals)
Gently
Get up, to
Ghost
Giddy
Girdle of opossum hair
Give, to
Glitter, to
Glutton
Go astray, to
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Go away, to
Go back, to
Go in, to
Go out, to
Go out, to
Gold
Good
Good, no
Gorge, a
Gorge (to overfeed)
Grave
Graze, to
Grease, to
Great
Green
Greyheaded
Grief
Grind, to
Grip, to
Grow
Growl, to (as a dog)
Guilty
Gum, edible
Gun
Half caste
Hair stick
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Hair string (wound round head)
Half
Halt, to
Hammer (native)
Handle
Handsome
Hang
Hang down
Happen, to
Hard
Harm
Harmless
Harsh (rough)
Hatchet
Hate
Haunch
He
Haunt
Head-cover
Heap, a
Hear, to
Heaven
Heavy
Height
Hell
Her
Here
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Hereafter
Hers
Hesitate, to
Hidden
Hide, to
High
Him
Him
His
Hold, to
Honest
Honey
Hop, to
House
Humpbacked
Hungry
Hunt, to
Hurt
Hurt, to
Husband
I
Idle
If (if I might)
Ill (sick)
Imitate, to
Immediately
Immovable
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Implicated (as a blood relative in a quarrel)
Improper
Injure, to
Injury
In (within)
Incest
Increase
Indeed
Inform, to
Initiate, to (man-making)
Innocent (not implicated in a quarrel)
Iron
It
Itch
Jagged
Jail
Jealous
Jealousy
Jeer
Jest, to
Journey, to make a
Joy
Jump, to
Just, to be
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Kangaroo trap
Keep
Kernel
Kick
Kill, to
Kind, to be
Kindness
Kiss, a
Kiss, to
Kneel
Knife
Knock, to (down)
Knot
Know, to
Languid
Large
Last, of anything or anyone
Late
Laugh
Laughter
Lay, to eggs
Lazy
Lead (metal)
Lead, to
Leak, to
Lean (thin)
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Lean, to
Leap, to
Learn, to
Leave (to go away)
Lie (to lie down)
Lie (to tell a lie)
Lift up, to
Light (not heavy)
Light (in colour)
Light, fire
Light a fire, to
Like (similar)
Line (a straight mark)
Listen, to
Little
Living, alive
Locality
Loiter, to
Lonely
Long
Long (tall)
Long ago
Long hair
Long time
Longing for (wanting)
Look for, to
Look out, to
Look, to (to see)
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Loose
Lose, to
Lost
Love, to
Lover
Low
Lying (down)
Mad
Madness
Make, to
Manner
Many
Marriage in the right line
Marry, to
Master, a
Matches
Matter (from sore)
Me
Meat
Medecine
Medecine (Native)
Meet, to
Melt, to
Memory
Mend, to
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Merry
Message
Message sticks
Met
Mia (native hut)
Middle
Milk
Mimic, to
Mind, to
Mine (my own)
Mistake
Mistake, to
Misunderstand, to
Mix, to
Mock, to
Monster (fabulous)
More
Motherless
Mouldy
Mount, to (on a horse)
Mourning
Move, to
Much
Murder
Music
Must
Must not
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My
Naked
Name
Narrow
Native well
Near
Necessary
Netting
Never
New
News
Nice
No
Nobody
Noise
Noiselessly
None
Nonsense
North
Nose-piercing
Nose stick
Not
Nothing
Now (at once)
Number, a
Of
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Off
Offended
Offensive
Oh!
Old
On
Once
One
Only
Open
Opening
Openly
Open, to
Operation
Or
Other
Our
Out
Outside of
Over
Owner
Ownerless
Pain
Paint, to
Pair
Pant, to
Panting
Parasite
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Parched up
Part of, a
Pass, to
Passion
Path (track)
Patient (enduring)
Paw
Peaceable
Pearl-shell
Pebbles
Peeled Stick (used for hair ornament)
Peevish
Penetrate, to
Perhaps
Person
Pick up, to
Pierce, to
Pinch, to
Pinion (wing)
Pit
Place
Place, to
Plain
Plant, to
Play, to
Playing
Pleased, to be
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Plenty
Pluck out Feathers, to
Plume, a
Point
Point, to
Pointed (finely)
Pointed Spear
Poise, to (spear)
Pole (rod or stick)
Polite
Portion, a
Possessing
Pound, to (to beat up)
Pounding Roots (act of)
Powerful
Praise (approval)
Presently
Pretty
Prickles
Produce, to (animals having young)
Proper
Property
Protect, to
Proud
Provisions
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Publicity
Pull, to
Pump
Purposely
Pursue, to
Push, to
Put in Order, to
Putrid
Quick
Quickly
Quiet
Quietly
Quit, to
Quiver, to
Raise, to
Raise, to
Rapid
Raw
Ready
Really
Recover, to
Red
Refuse, to
Rejoice, to
Relate, to
Related, to be
Relation, a
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Relationship
Relief
Remain, to
Remember, to
Renown
Restrain, to
Retaliate, to
Return, to
Revenge
Revenge, to
Right (proper)
Ring (circle for enclosing game)
Rob, to
Robber
Rogue
Roll over, to
Rope
Rot, to
Rough
Roundabout
Rubbing
Rub, to
Rub over, to
Rub together, to
Rug
Run away, to
Run, to
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Sad
Safe
Safely
Salt
Same (the)
Satisfied
Save, to (the life of anyone)
Sawdust
Scab
Scar
Scold, to
Scrape, to
Scratch, to
Scream, to
Search, to
Seasons, the
Secrete, to
Secretly
See, to
Separate
Separate, to
Separated
Serious
Seven
Shadow
Shake, to
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Shaking (quivering)
Shallow
Shame
Shank
Share
Share, to
Sharp (edge), a
Sharp (point)
Sharpen, to
Shavings
She
Shield
Ship
Shirt, a
Shiver, to
Short
Shout, to
Shut, to
Shy
Sick (ill)
Side, the
Silent, to be
Silly
Sinews of kangaroo's tail (used for sewing)
Sing, to
Single
Sink, to
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Sit down, to
Six
Skewer
Slily
Slippery
Slow
Slowly
Sly
Small
Small piece, a
Smear, to
Smile, to
Smoke, to (tobacco)
Smoke, of fires
Smooth
Snap, to
So
So many
Sob
Soft
Some
Somebody
Song
Sorcery
Sore (or boil)
Sorrow
Sound
South
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Sparkle, to
Sparks
Spear (generic term)
Spear (hunting)
Spear, to
Spear, to throw a
Spear (war)
speedily
Spider's web
Spill, to
Spin, to (weave)
Split, to
Spring (season of)
Spring (native well)
Spring, to
Sprinkle, to
Squeeze
Stale (old)
Stalking game
Stamping
Stand, to
Stare at, to
Startle, to
Steal, to
Steep (high)
Step (footstep)
Stick
Stiff
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Still (quiet)
Sting
Stir, to
Stir up, to
Stolen
Stoop, to
Stop!
Stop, to
Story
Straight
Straight, to put
Stranger
Strangle, to
Strayed (stock)
Strength
Strike, to
String, of a bag
Strong
Struggle
Stuck (fast)
Stun, to
Stunted
Suddenly
Sufficient
Sugar
Sulky (cross)
Summer
Superstition
Surprise, to
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Surround, to
Sweat
Sweet
Swell, to
Swim, to
Swoon, to
Take care!
Take care, to
Take in the hand, to
Take, to
Tall
Tame
Tattoo, to
Tattooing
Tea
Teach, to
Tear, to
Tease, to
Tell me
Tell, to
Temper
Ten
Terrible
Tether
That very thing
Their
Them
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Then
There
They
Thief
This
This one
This way
Those
Thrash, to
Threat, a
Threaten, to
Three
Through
Through, pierced
Throw, to
Throwing
Throwing board
Tickle, to
Ticklish
Tie, to
Tie up, to
Time, how calculated
Timed
Tin
Tired
Tiresome
To
Tobacco
Tobacco (native)
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Together
Tomahawk
Top (of anything)
Touch, to
Track (footprint)
Track, to
Trackless
Trap, a
Traveller
Tread, to
Troublesome
Trousers
Try, to
Tuft (ornamental)
Turn, to
Turn back, to
Turn over, to
Twirl round, to
Twist, to
Two
Ugly
Unable
Unconnected
Uncooked meat
Uncovered
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Under
Underneath
Understand, to
Uneven
Unfasten, to
Ungainly
Unintelligible
Unintentionally
Unknown
Unlucky
Unsteady
Unwell
Upright
Upside down
Upwards
Us
Use
Use, to be of
Used, to
Useful
Useless
Vain (proud)
Very
Very bad
Very good
Vessels (bark, etc)
Vice
Vicious
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Violent
Wait, to
Wander, to (off the right track)
Warm
Wash, to
Wasted
Watch
Weak
Weapons
Wear, to (clothes)
Weeks (how computed)
Weighty (heavy)
Well (not sick)
West
Wet
What
Where
Which
Whistle
White
White of an egg
Who
Whole
Whose
Why
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Wicked
Wide
Wild native
Will
Will, I
Will they?
Will you?
Winter
Witchcraft
Wither, to
Within
Without
Wood
Work
Worn out
Wound, to
Wounded
Wrong
Yam-stick
Year
Yellow
Yes
Yet
Yolk of an egg
You
Young
Young (of animals)
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Younger
Your
Yours
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Short Sentences
Afraid, I am not, of you
Afraid, What are you, of?
Asleep, He is
Bad, That is very
Bad, You are
Brother, He is my
Brother, That is my
Bury him
Care, Take, of
Carry this
Cattle, Bring in the
Cattle, Did you see the?
Children, Where are your?
Come from, Where do you?
Come here
Come, I, from
Come in
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Come, I will
Coming, They are
Coming with you, I am
Cook that ---
Country, What is the name of your?
Country, Where is your?
Coward, You are a
Daughter, Is that your?
Dead, he is
Deceiving me, You are
Dingoes, Are there many?
Direction, In this
Do this
Doing, What are you?
Eat, Can you, this?
Father, he is my
Find, Where did you, them?
Finish this
Fire, Make a
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Fire, Make by friction
Fish, Catch some
Fish, Cook that
Flour, I want some
Food, Give me
Food, I cannot get
Food, I have no
Food, I want
Food, I will give you
Food, Where shall I find
Friend, I am your
Get along
Get up
Give me
Give it to me
Go away
Go before me
Go behind me
Go, I will, now
Going away, I am
Going to-, I am
Gone, He has just
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Gone, he has, to
Gone, Where has he?
Good, That is no
Good, That is very
Good, You are no
Good, You are very
Go, I, to
Go quickly
Go quietly
Go there
Go you
Here it is
Hill, What is the name of that?
Horses, Bring in the?
Horses, Did you see the?
House, Am I near a?
House, Are we getting near the?
Husband, Is that your?
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Husband, Where is your?
Ill, I am
Ill, You are
Is that your ----
Kangaroo, Are you hunting?
Kangaroo, Where shall I find?
Killed, He has been
Killed, Who has, him?
Killed, You have, him
Know, I
Know, I do not
Lake, What is the name of that?
Lake, Where is the?
Lazy, You are
Leave me
Let it alone
Lie down
Listen to me
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Long time ago, That was a
Look out
Lying, He is, down
Mother, She is my
Mother-in-law, She is my
Name, What is your?
Natives, How many, are there?
Natives, Where are the?
Native, Who is this?
Noise, What is that?
Relation, What are you to?
Rising, The river is
River, What is the name of that?
River, Where is the?
Roots (edible), Find some
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Roots (edible), where shall I find?
Run away
Sea, Am I near the?
Search for that
Shoot that
Sleep, I shall now
Slow, You are very
Speak, Do not
Spear, Where is your?
Springs, Are there any native, here?
Station, Are we getting near the?
Stay with me
Stay, you, here
Steal, From whom did you?
Stolen, You have, that
Stop here
Take this to
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Tell .... to come to me
That, I want
Tired, I am
Track, Where is the?
Tree, what is the name of that?
Tribe, To what, do you belong?
True, That is not
Turkey, Where shall I find a?
Understand, Do you?
Understand, I do not
Want, What do you?
Water, Am I near?
Water, Boil some
Water, Give me
Water, Have you found?
Water, I cannot find
Water, I want some
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Water, Where shall I find?
Waterhole, Where is the?
Way, Come this
Way, Go that
Well, Where is the?
What is it?
Where are you going?
Where do you come from?
White man's house, Where is the?
Who is that?
Who is there?
Wife, Is that your?
Wife, She is my
Wife, Where is your?
Wood, Find some
Work, Go to
Wounded, I am
You and I
You two
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Questions
1. System of consanguinity among natives. How regulated in district
2. Various rites, ceremonies, circumcision, etc. practised in district?
3. Native marriage laws in district?
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4. It has been stated by some authorities that native women, after bearing half-caste children are not able afterwards to bear pure blooded native children. Is this correct, and can indisputable instances be given either for or against?
5. Native modes of burial in district?
6. Hairdressing, various modes of?
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7. Names of weapons, implements, and domestic utensils in district?
8. Game traps (kangaroo, emu, etc.), other methods of capture, description of
9. Carvings and paintings on rocks or in caves (if any) in district?
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10. Native names of trees, shrubs, plants, etc. in district?
11. Native justice, system of (if any)?
12. Diseases peculiar ro natives of district?
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13. Native remedies for wounds, sickness, fever, etc?
14. Legends, songs, and folklore (if any) ; legend of "Bunnyar?"
15. Corroborees, amusements, games - are these symbolical? and if so, of what?
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16. Extent of tribal country, and approximate number of natives in district?
17. Native names of tribes in district?
18. Can any definition be given of the territorial limits of the tribe or tribes in district?
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19. Any noticeable grammatical construction in the language of the tribes in district?
20. Do the tribes meet at any distant places for exchange or barter?
21. Native foods in district? How obtained, prepared, and named?
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22. Are any instances known of natives boiling their food?
23. Is cannibalism known?
24. What woods are used in making fire by friction? Describe method?
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25. Method of obtaining water from trees, roots, etc.?
26. Any idea of a deity?
27. Native belief in ghosts, or a future state??
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28. What beliefs have the natives in witchcraft, sorcery; and is there a "boyl-ya" or sorcerer, among tribes in district?
29. Is there a gesture language amongst the natives in district?
30. Any use of masonic signs observed amongst the natives in district?
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31. Smoke signalling, signification of spiral and other smoke signals?
32. Days / Months / Years - How calculated by natives?
33. Is it possible to obtain some anthropometrical results, that is, measurement of the height (average and extremes), girth, and other dimensions of the natives, especially at different ages?