Luganda


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Luganda

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

Lu•gan•da

(luˈgæn də, -ˈgɑn-)

n.
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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