Nyungar

['njʊŋə]
noun an Aboriginal language of SW Australia, now extinct.
Origin
the name in Nyungar, lit. 'man'.

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  • Nyungar — /ˈnjʊŋa/ (say nyoongah) noun 1. an Aboriginal person from south western Western Australia. Compare Anangu, Koori, Murri, Nunga, Yamatji, Yolngu (def. 1). 2. an Australian Aboriginal language from south western Western Australia, including Perth… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nyungar — Die Noongar (auch: Nyungar, Nyoongar oder Nyoongah) [1] sind indigene Australier, die im Südwesten von Western Australia zwischen Geraldton an der Westküste und Esperance an der Südküste leben. Ihr Stammesgebiet reicht von der Jurien Bay im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nyungar — 1. noun /ˈnjuːŋɡə/ a) An indigenous people of southwestern Australia b) The common language of an indigenous people of southwestern Australia 2. adjective /ˈnjuːŋɡə/ Pertaining to and/or describing either the language, persons or …   Wiktionary

  • Nyungar — /nyoohng gahr/ n. an Australian Aboriginal language spoken over a large area of southwest Western Australia, including Perth and Albany. * * * …   Universalium

  • Nyungar — /nyoohng gahr/ n. an Australian Aboriginal language spoken over a large area of southwest Western Australia, including Perth and Albany …   Useful english dictionary

  • Noongar — The Noongar (alternate spellings: Nyungar/Nyoongar/Nyoongah/Nyungah/Nyugah), [ [http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/tindale/HDMS/tindaletribes/wudjari.htm Norman Barnett Tindale] South Australia Museum. Retrieved 20 September 2006. ] are an indigenous… …   Wikipedia

  • Noongar people — The Noongar (alternative spellings: Nyungar/Nyoongar/Nyoongah/Nyungah/Nyugah/Noonga)[1] are an indigenous Australian people who live in the south west corner of Western Australia from Geraldton on the west coast to Esperance on the south coast.… …   Wikipedia

  • Noongar language — Nyunga Noongar, Kalaamaya Spoken in Western Australia Extinct disputed Language family Pama–Nyungan …   Wikipedia

  • Alas Poor Yagan — is an editorial cartoon, drawn by Dean Alston and published in The West Australian newspaper on 6 September 1997. It consists of a panel of eight drawings of Indigenous Australian activist Ken Colbung speaking to a group of three Indigenous… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Walley — Dr Richard Walley, OAM, (born 1953) is a Nyoongar man, one of Australia s leading Aboriginal performers, musicians and writers, who has been a tireless worker for the Indigenous cause.Born in 1953 in Meekatharra, 750 km north of Perth, Western… …   Wikipedia

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