Bakelup is place in Nyungar boodjar, it's pronounce Ba-kel-up, Ba means a fight or have a conflict. Kel means boomerang, and up means the place of. From this one can interpret it in english as The boomerang fighting place, The place to conflict with boomerangs or The location of boomerang fighting.
Ngiyan waarnk - References[edit | edit source]
- "Bakelup Creek". Mapcarta. Retrieved 13 February 2019