1. [ adjective ] of or relating to Papua or its people or language

"Papuan native crafts" "Papuan vowels"

Related terms: Papua
2. [ noun ] (linguistics) any of the indigenous languages spoken in Papua New Guinea or New Britain or the Solomon Islands that are not Malayo-Polynesian languages
Synonyms: Papuan_language
Related terms: natural_language
Similar spelling:   Pappan