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An Aboriginal language of SW Australia.
- ‘All of the languages that were spoken in the South-West (listed above) are today known as 'Nyungar', the word for 'human being' in these languages, now used to refer to Aboriginal people of this region.’
- ‘Only a few old people now speak what is probably a simplified version of the original language of Southwestern Australia, which they call Nyungar.’
The name in Nyungar, literally ‘man’.
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