Definition of Pintupi in English:

Pintupi

noun

  • 1A member of an Australian Aboriginal people inhabiting the eastern region of the Gibson Desert, Central Australia.

  • 2The Western Desert language spoken by this people.

adjective

  • Of or relating to this people or their language.

Origin

1930s. From Warlpiri pintupi, probably from Pintupi pintupi, an impolite expletive.

Pronunciation

Pintupi

/ˈpɪntəpi//ˈpɪntəbi/