Karanga(redirected from karangas)
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.]
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(Anthropology & Ethnology) a call or chant of welcome, sung by a female elder
(Anthropology & Ethnology) (intr) to perform a karanga
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