umlungu

umlungu

(ʊmˈlʊŋɡʊ)
n
South African a white man: used esp as a term of address
[Nguni]
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He smiled and pronounced a mysterious word, Umlungu, explaining that it means 'magician'.
This article deals with three recent South African travelogues, to wit Sihle Khumalo's "Dark continent: my black arse (2007) and "Heart of Africa: centre of my gravity" (2009), and Steven Otter's "Khayelitsha: umlungu in a township" (2007).
Hierdie artikel handel oor drie onlangse Suid-Afrikaanse reisbeskrywings, naamlik Sihle Khumalo se "Dark continent: my black arse" (2007) en "Heart of Africa: centre of my gravity" (2009), asook Steven Otter se "Khayelitsha: umlungu in a township" (2007).
Murdered by his surviving brothers, Chaka dies both cursing and foretelling to those who would rule the warrior nation he has created, "You are killing me in the hope that you will be kings when I am dead, whereas you are wrong, that is not the way it will be because umlungu, the white man, is coming, and it is he who will rule you, and you will be his servants" (167).
EUR" literally meaning EUR[pounds sterling]it thundersEUR, used to celebrate a goal Lekker EUR" tastes good, as in EUR[pounds sterling]this steak tastes lekkerEUR Muti EUR" traditional African medicine Mampara EUR" someone behaving stupidly, as in EUR[pounds sterling]youEUROre such a mamparaEUR Now-now EUR" in a bit, as in EUR[pounds sterling]IEUROll be there now-nowEUR Oke EUR" a man or bloke Pap EUR" South African porridge Robot EUR" traffic light Shibobo EUR" a nutmeg, playing the ball between the opponentEUROs legs Shebeen EUR" a township pub Tsamaya EUR" a good bit of skill Umlungu EUR" white person Vuvuzela EUR" plastic trumpet used by the fans Waai EUR" leave, as in EUR[pounds sterling]LetEUROs waaiEUR Yebo EUR" yes Zola Budd EUR" township slang for a minibus taxi
Zaqengqeleka iinyanga umLungu ejonge enkalweni wabe uSosiba engavakali ndawo.
Umlungu, Gwailo and Ferenghi are all examples of what?