Wathawurung

Wathawurung
An Australian Aboriginal language of the Pama-Nyungan family.

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  • Wathawurung — /ˈwʌtəwərʊŋ/ (say wutuhwuhroong) noun 1. an Australian Aboriginal people of an area around Geelong and inland to the Ballarat region, Victoria. 2. the language of this people. –adjective 3. of or relating to this people or their language. Also,… …  

  • Wuywurrung — /ˈwaɪwərʊŋ/ (say wuywuhroong) noun 1. an Australian Aboriginal people of the vicinity of Melbourne. 2. the language of this people. –adjective 3. of or relating to this people or their language. Also, Woiworung, Woiwurrung. The Wuywurrung were… …  

  • Pama-Nyungan languages — Infobox Language family name=Pama Nyungan familycolor=Australian region= Victoria River, Northern Territory fam1= Macro Pama Nyungan fam2=Greater Pama Nyungan child1 = Yolŋu Matha child2 = Pama Maric child3 = Nyawaygic child4 = Waka Kabic child5 …   Wikipedia

  • Lenguas pama-ñunganas — Distribución geográfica: casi toda Australia Países: Hablantes: < 25 mil Puesto …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bacchus Marsh — /bækəs ˈmaʃ/ (say bakuhs mahsh) noun a town and shire in Victoria, north west of Melbourne on the Werribee River. In 1838 Captain William Henry Bacchus reclaimed swampy area to establish the town of Bacchus Marsh on land traditionally inhabited… …  

  • Ballarat — /ˈbæləræt/ (say baluhrat) noun a city in southern Victoria, west of Melbourne; site of extensive goldfields after 1851 discovery of gold; site of the Eureka Stockade in 1854. Formerly (still sometimes used officially), Ballaarat. {? Australian… …  

  • borak — /ˈbɔræk / (say bawrak) phrase poke borak, Colloquial to ridicule: * Garn! he cried at last, and his voice was between a whine and a snarl; yer needn t poke borak! –louis stone, 1911. Also, borac, borack, borax. {Australian Aboriginal; Wathawurung …  

  • bunyip — /ˈbʌnjəp / (say bunyuhp) noun 1. an imaginary creature of Aboriginal legend, said to haunt rushy swamps and billabongs. 2. Obsolete a full grown beast (def. 2) which has remain unbranded. 3. Obsolete an impostor. {Australian Aboriginal;… …  

  • Geelong — /dʒəˈlɒŋ/ (say juh long) noun a city and port in southern Victoria, about 70 km south west of Melbourne. {Australian Aboriginal} The Geelong district lies in territory traditionally inhabited by the Wathawurung people. Lieutenant John Murray… …  

  • Kulin nation — /kulɪn ˈneɪʃən/ (say koohlin nayshuhn) noun the confederacy which existed before European settlement of five Aboriginal language groups whose territory extended from Westernport up to the Great Dividing Range; comprised of Wuywurrung, Bunurong,… …  

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