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n. pl. Nguni or Ngu·nis
1. A member of a group of peoples of southern and southeast Africa, including the Swazi, Ndebele, Xhosa, and Zulu.
2. Any of the Bantu languages of the Nguni.
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(Languages) a group of Bantu languages of southern Africa, consisting chiefly of Zulu, Xhosa, and Swazi
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|Noun||1.||Nguni - a group of southern Bantu languages|
Bantoid language, Bantu - a family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
Swazi - a Bantu language closely related to Zulu
Xhosa - a Bantu language closely related to Zulu
Zulu - a Bantu language of considerable literary importance in southeastern Africa
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