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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Suspected to be from an Australian language of coastal New South Wales, but the term was used by white settlers as a pidgin for communicating with the indigenous people and was rapidly adopted into their languages (preceding actual arrival of horses in some cases), making an origin difficult to ascertain. Each may well have believed they were using the other's word! (Reference: R. M. W. Dixon, Australian Aboriginal Words, Oxford University Press, 1990, →ISBN.)

NounEdit

yarraman (plural yarramans or yarramen)

  1. (Australian Aboriginal) horse

QuotationsEdit


Guugu YimidhirrEdit

NounEdit

yarraman

  1. horse

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KriolEdit

NounEdit

yarraman

  1. horse

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WiradhuriEdit

NounEdit

yarraman

  1. horse

YagaraEdit

NounEdit

yarraman

  1. horse

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YanyuwaEdit

NounEdit

yarraman

  1. horse