Japaljarri is male Warlpiri skin name/group in central Australia.
A person is born into one of the 8 groups (subsections as they are known technically) and thus acquires, in addition to his personal name, the name belonging to that skin group. His father belongs to a different skin group, his mother belongs to another, his wife to another.
All Warlpiri male skin names begin with the letter J: -
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