Definition of Wiradhuri in English:

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Pronunciation: /wiˈrajərē/


An Aboriginal language of southeastern Australia, now extinct.
Example sentences
  • The name comes from the Wiradhuri Aborigines of southeast Australia and is pronounced ‘guguburra’ in their language.
  • The word kookaburra is of imitative origin, deriving from the Wiradhuri (an Aboriginal language of southeast Australia) word for the bird, gugubarra.

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Syllabification: Wi·ra·dhur·i

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