Koori

['kʊəri]
noun (plural Kooris) Austral. an Aboriginal.
Origin
from Awabakal (an Aborig. lang.), lit. 'man'.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • koori — /kŭrˈi/ (Aust) noun 1. An Aborigine 2. A young Aboriginal woman ORIGIN: From an Aboriginal language * * * Koori UK [ˈkʊri] US noun [countable] [singular Koori …   Useful english dictionary

  • Koori — bezeichnet: eine Stadt in der Präfektur Fukushima: Koori (Fukushima) ein Lehen mit Sitz in dieser: Koori (Han) Aborigines im Südosten Australiens: Koori (Aborigines) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Koori — (also spelled Koorie) is a word which some Indigenous Australians in New South Wales and Victoria use to identify themselves, and has become a well established term to mean Indigenous Australians from south eastern Australia . Many Indigenous… …   Wikipedia

  • koori — The word koori is now well established in Australian English, but it continues to cause confusion and misunderstanding. Many Aborigines dislike the terms Aborigine and Aboriginal since these terms have been foisted on them, and they carry a lot… …   Australian idioms

  • Koori — UK [ˈkʊrɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms Koori : singular Koori plural Koories Australian an aboriginal person …   English dictionary

  • Koori — /ˈkʊri/ (say kooree) noun 1. an Aboriginal person from southern NSW or Victoria. 2. any Aboriginal person. –adjective 3. of or relating to a Koori. Compare Anangu, Murri, Nunga, Nyungar (def. 1), Yamatji …   Australian English dictionary

  • Koori — noun An Australian aborigine from Victoria and most of southern New South Wales. This is their preferred term, expressing pride in their heritage and race …   Wiktionary

  • Koori — Aborigine (mostly south of the Murray River) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • koori — Australian Slang Aborigine (mostly south of the Murray River) …   English dialects glossary

  • Koori — Koo|ri [ kuri ] noun count AUSTRALIAN an ABORIGINAL person …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kööri — sakki / kuoro / porukka   …   Suomen slangisanakirjaa

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.