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(luːˈɡændə; -ˈɡɑːndə)
(Languages) the language of the Buganda, spoken chiefly in Uganda, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family


(luˈgæn də, -ˈgɑn-)

the Bantu language of the Ganda.
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Noun1.LuGanda - the Bantu language of the Buganda people; spoken in Uganda
Bantoid language, Bantu - a family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
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Whiteley (1969: 69-70) and Ssekamwa (2000: 134) stress that the two major reasons for opposing Kiswahili include: (i) associating the Kiswahili language with Islamic religion whose followers, mainly the Arabs, promoted slavery activities which were regarded as unreligious and inhuman by, mainly, the Christian missionaries; and (ii) that unlike Luganda language, Kiswahili was unattached to any ethnic group in Uganda (Whiteley, 1969: 70; Massamba, 2007: 98, 2015: 264; Msanjila, 2011: 4).
Their community's name means "People of Judah" in the Luganda language.
The popular press in Uganda echoes this theme with recent articles in the Bukedde Newspaper (a local Luganda language newspaper which has a column that provides advice on marriage and relationships) describing marriage as a relationship of a man and woman united forever by love and a shared vision.