HyperDic: papuan

English > 3 senses of the word Papuan:
ADJECTIVEpertPapuanof or relating to Papua or its people or language
NOUNperson Papuana native or inhabitant of Papua New Guinea or New Guinea
communicationPapuan, Papuan languageany of the indigenous languages spoken in Papua New Guinea or New Britain or the Solomon ... / Solomon Islands that are not Malayo-Polynesian languages
English > Papuan: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to Papua or its people or language.
Spanishpapú
NounsPapuathe southeastern part of Papua New Guinea
Papuanany of the indigenous languages spoken in Papua New Guinea or New Britain or the Solomon ... / Solomon Islands that are not Malayo-Polynesian languages
English > Papuan: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of Papua New Guinea or New Guinea.
Member ofNew GuineaA Pacific island to the north of Australia
BroaderIndonesianA native or inhabitant of Indonesia
English > Papuan: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAny of the indigenous languages spoken in Papua New Guinea or New Britain or the Solomon ... / Solomon Islands that are not Malayo-Polynesian languages.
SynonymPapuan language
Broadernatural language, tongueA human written or spoken language used by a community
Spanishlengua papú, papú
AdjectivesPapuanof or relating to Papua or its people or language

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