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.


Noun forms

  1. Ethnic identifier: person from Western Province baramandi

Revising the Mihalic Project, 26 Jan 2005 [Home]