American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A member of a group of peoples of southern and southeast Africa, including the Swazi, Ndebele, Xhosa, and Zulu.
- n. Any of the Bantu languages of the Nguni.
- n. The group of Southern African indigenous peoples comprising the Zulu, Xhosa and Swazi nations.
- n. The group of languages of the Nguni.
- n. a group of southern Bantu languages
- From Zulu nguni ("one of ancient stock"). (Wiktionary)
“In Before and After Shaka: Papers in Nguni History, edited by J. Peires.”
“The Trade of Delagoa Bay as a Factor in Nguni Politics, 1750-1835.”
“He said South Africa's unique animal breeds, such as Nguni cattle and certain sheep breeds, were highly regarded in other countries.”
“Expanding Views of Africa" includes over 200 works, from 6,000-year-old Egyptian pottery to 19th-century Nguni beadwork to contemporary sculptures, like this Zambian face mask from 1980 made with wood, beads and plastic leaves pictured here.”
“We follow unsubtitled conversations in Nguni and assume we know what is said because of what is going on and because we've seen similar scenes in hundreds of other movies and TV shows but do we really know?”
“That, at least, is the case in such widely separated societies of recent times as the Gusii of western Kenya and the Nguni of South Africa. 97”
“Also, the Nguni translation of the ANC is "khongolese", which means congress.”
“Maputaland was then occupied from the north by two culturally distinct groups: Nguni-speaking people in the south and Tembe-Thonga people in the north.”
“The Nguni translation of the ANC is "khongolese", which means congress.”
“They started stoning vehicles in the night but we managed to push them back into the campus," Nguni said.”
Looking for tweets for Nguni.