Definition of Luganda in English:


Syllabification: Lu·gan·da
Pronunciation: /lo͞oˈɡändə, -ˈɡan-


The Bantu language of the Baganda people, widely used in Uganda and having over 2 million speakers.
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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.


compare with Baganda, Ganda, Muganda.

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