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gunyah Line breaks: gun¦yah
Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌnjə/

Definition of gunyah in English:


An Aboriginal bush hut, typically made of sheets of bark and branches.
Example sentences
  • Expanding out into the surrounds, a composition of gunyahs or humpies - derived from a ‘fire dreaming’ narrative - was constructed in the late 1990s.


From Dharuk ganya 'house, hut'.

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