Definition of Warlpiri in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːlpəri/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun]
An Australian Aboriginal language of Northern Territory, with about 2,800 speakers.
Example sentences
  • The history of Tracks' involvement with Aboriginal communities stems from a 1987 play, Desert Boy, written in Warlpiri by students from Lajamanu.
  • He also appears to have been unable to speak either Anmatyerre or Warlpiri.
  • Jeanie would like to see Warlpiri people taking control of their lives, reading and writing in English and Warlpiri.
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