Papuan

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Papua +‎ -an

Adjective[edit]

Papuan (comparative more Papuan, superlative most Papuan)

  1. From, or pertaining to Papua or Papua New Guinea
  2. Pertaining to the Papuan group of languages.

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Noun[edit]

Papuan (plural Papuans)

  1. Someone from Papua or Papua New Guinea

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Proper noun[edit]

Papuan

  1. A geographical grouping of languages spoken on the island of New Guinea and its neighboring islands, as opposed to Austronesian.