Pintubi

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Pintubi

(ˈpɪntəbɪ)
npl -bi or -bis
1. (Peoples) an Aboriginal people of the southern border area of Western Australia and the Northern Territory
2. (Languages) the language of this people
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As with the Kukatja kanyirninpa, Myers (1982:14) identified a wide use of kanyininpa within Pintupi language and its association not only with various types of physical use or possession, but also with the moral order.
Hansen's published work on Pintupi language and culture, he gives extended glosses of six key concepts: yanangu (person, but with the connotation of emergent personhood); ngurra (camp, home, place, land, country); walytja (kin, countrymen, one's own, belonging to); tulku (songs, ceremonies, objects from the Dreaming); kulintjaku (to hear, to listen, to think); nintirrinytjaku (to understand, to become knowledgeable).