Suggested source is Bougainville - more details?

The Tinputz language of northeast Boungainville, at least, has bonono for dugong (and dugongs, though rare, can be seen there). Any similar words in nearby languages?

See original Mihalic entry. See List discussion. .

Noun forms

  1. Fauna: the dugong

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