Source language unclear: any clues?

Mihalic says of the Pleiades that their appearance on the horizon about 10 June begins the ‘native year’. Where was he referring to?

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. Time, season: the constellation Pleiades
    yar i kamap the Pleiades have risen

  1. Trees: any casuarina, either Casuarina oligodon, mostly seen in the highlands, or Casuarina equisatifolia, mostly seen on the coast
    yar em ol man planim, i no diwai nating Casuarinas are planted, they are not wild trees of the bush

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