Wp/nys/Karawara

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A Perth suburb, Karawara is an Aboriginal word meaning 'green'. The name was approved as the suburb name in 1973.[1]

Alternatively it is derived from the Noongar words 'kar' (a crab) or 'kara' (a spider) wer 'wara' (meaning 'bad'). Hence 'Bad spider/crab'.[2]


Ngiyan waarnk - ReferencesEdit

  1. Karawara. Landgate, Govt. of WA. Retrieved 4 November 2016
  2. Bernard Rooney (2011). "The Nyoongar Legacy". Batchelor Press. ISBN 978 174131 232 4