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Kung Syllabification: Kung
Pronunciation: /ko͝oNG/

Definition of Kung in English:

noun (plural same)

1A member of a San (Bushman) people of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa.
2The Khoisan language of the Kung.


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Relating to the Kung or their language.
Example sentences
  • The Kung Bushmen of the Kalahari revere the praying mantis as a divine messenger.


Khoikhoi !Kung, literally 'people'.

Words that rhyme with Kung

Jung, Taichung

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