bala

Suggested source is Torres Strait Creole: ‘brother’ - more details?

The source could either be bala, Torres Strait Creole, ‘brother’, from English ‘fellow’, or ‘barramundi’, on account of the favourite fish catch of the Fly River peoples.

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Noun forms

  1. Ethnic identifier: person from Western Province baramandi


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