Definition of gunyah in English:

gunyah

noun

Australian
  • An Aboriginal bush hut, typically made of sheets of bark and branches.

    • ‘Expanding out into the surrounds, a composition of gunyahs or humpies - derived from a ‘fire dreaming’ narrative - was constructed in the late 1990s.’

Origin

From Dharuk ganya ‘house, hut’.

Pronunciation

gunyah

/ˈɡʌnjə/