English: fresh water turtle
Bundjalung: bin.giny(gir)
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:  
Category: fish
Comment: Possibly bin.gindjir, binin or bin.gihng; a giant fresh water turtle features in a myth from Beaudesert - in death turned to stone (as was a giant goanna also) to form mountains in the Great Dividing Range. Cf bin.gindjur, possibly same word.
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Holm binginy freshwater or short-necked turtle, and name of a mountain; M:Fingl Biningerra


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