Definition of Nyungar in English:

Nyungar

noun

  • [mass noun] An Aboriginal language of SW Australia.

    • ‘Only a few old people now speak what is probably a simplified version of the original language of Southwestern Australia, which they call Nyungar.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

The name in Nyungar, literally man.

Pronunciation:

Nyungar

/ˈnjʊŋə/