Mapudungun

(redirected from Araucanian language)
Related to Araucanian language: Mapuche language

Ma·pu·dun·gun

 (mä′po͞o-do͞on′go͞on)
n.

[Mapuche : mapu, earth + dungun, speech.]
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." There was no way for the king to know whether his interpreters had correctly translated these lines into the gutural Araucanian language. But each and every time he handed the green, blue and white flag of the kingdom to one of the Indian chiefs, there were frenzied shouts of joy.