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yidaki Line breaks: yi¦daki
Pronunciation: /ˈjɪdaki/

Definition of yidaki in English:

noun (plural same or yidakis)

A didgeridoo, typically one made by an Australian Aborigine using traditional techniques.
Example sentences
  • Neither of these commentators belongs to a group for whom the yidaki has any ceremonial significance whatsoever.
  • It is inappropriate for anyone to presume to play anyone else's yidaki.
  • It is a place where Ganbulapula brought the yidaki (or didgeridoo) into being amongst the Gumatj people.

Origin

Yolngu (an Aboriginal language of Arnhem Land), 'didgeridoo'.

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