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n. pl. Karanga or Ka·ran·gas
1. A member of a Bantu people inhabiting southeastern Zimbabwe and southern Mozambique.
2. The dialect of Shona spoken by the Karanga.

[Shona -karanga as in Chikaranga, the Karanga dialect of Shona.]


(Anthropology & Ethnology) a call or chant of welcome, sung by a female elder
(Anthropology & Ethnology) (intr) to perform a karanga
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She said the hunter quickly ran towards it only to find that there was no hare, but one of the grey rocks of Nyangabgwe Hill, and he said in Ikalanga language, 'Nda nyangabwe ndi ti e shulo,' which means 'I secretly tip toed towards a rock thinking that it wa s a hare.'
The rest of this paper is organized as follows: Section 2 provides background information on the Ikalanga language while section 3 discusses the theoretical framework adopted in this paper.