Definition of Luganda in English:

Luganda

Syllabification: Lu·gan·da
Pronunciation: /lo͞oˈgändə, -ˈgan-
 
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noun

  • The Bantu language of the Baganda people, widely used in Uganda.
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    • The Eastern Lacustrine Bantu speakers include the Baganda people whose language is Luganda, the Basoga, and many smaller societies in Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya.
    • One man shouted to Peter, for the crowd, in Luganda, ‘She's going to give you AIDS.’
    • Deo spoke to us in Luganda, but not to Peter, of course.

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  • Relating to Luganda.
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    • Kawadwa, murdered by Idi Amin, was the key figure in musical theater and Luganda opera in the 1960s, establishing an art form that was seen internationally as equal to the Yoruba folk opera of Ladipo or Ogunde in Nigeria.
    • Balokole is a Luganda word meaning ‘Saved People.’
    • Most of the Amarula family's performances are in the Luganda language, but not all.

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