yidaki

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Yolngu term for the instrument, yiḏaki.

Noun[edit]

yidaki (plural yidakis)

  1. (Australia) didgeridoo
    • 2010, Stephen Luntz, Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats: A Field Guide to Australian Scientists[1], ISBN 9780643097452, page 153:
      To increase the understanding of what the mouth of a yidaki player is actually doing, Hollenberg organised to have magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans done of him playing the instrument.