Barrata Marika
Mawuka
Image: 41cm x 48 cm Paper Size: 57cm x 67 cm Paper: Somerset
ID: 4159-19

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ID: 4159-19

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Barrata Marika
Linocut
Image: 41cm x 48 cm Paper Size: 57cm x 67 cm Paper: Somerset
Year: 2019
ID: 4159-19

Mawuka

Mawuka is a white flowering lily with potato shaped yam (ngatha).  Mawuka is usually harvested around May- April. Harvest is signalled by the white flower that blossoms during these seasons, showing it is ready for collection and eating.

Meaning: yam – long, tastes like sweet potato.
A synonym of mawuka is: ḏuyŋa. See ḏuyŋambi, gaṉay’.

Language notes: D
Moiety: Dhuwa
Part of speech: n

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