Pama-Nyungan

[ pah-muh-nyoong-guhn ]
/ ˈpɑ məˈnyʊŋ gən /

noun

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

Pama-Nyungan
/ (ˈpɑːməˈnjʊŋɡən) /

adjective

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

noun

this phylum
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