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Shyriiwook is the language of the Wookie people in the fictional Star Wars universe. To outsiders, a Wookie speaking Shyriiwook would be making a series of growls and grunts.

While many Wookies are able to understand Galactic Basic, the structure of their vocal cords prevents them from being able to speak in Basic. A few Wookies had developed a "speech impediment" that allowed them to communicate with others in Basic.

Some non-Wookies, such as Han Solo, are able to understand Shyriiwook. In Solo's case, since Chewbacca was able to understand Basic, he would speak to Chewbacca in Basic.