[ pah-muh-nyoo ng-guh n ]
/ ˈpɑ məˈnyʊŋ gən /


a family of Australian aboriginal languages, the most widespread within the Australian group of languages.


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British Dictionary definitions for pama-nyungan

/ (ˈpɑːməˈnjʊŋɡən) /


of or relating to the largest superfamily of languages within the phylum of languages spoken by the native Australians


this phylum
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