Definition of pungi in English:

pungi

noun

  • A South Asian double-reeded wind instrument, typically played with the nose.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Carl Engel (1818–1882). From Hindi pũgī, apparently from a Dravidian language: perhaps compare Telugu pokku blister, bugga bubble.

Pronunciation

pungi

/ˈpuːŋɡi//ˈpʊŋɡi/