Share this entry

Share this page

Luganda

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

Definition of Luganda in English:

noun

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

Origin

compare with Baganda, Ganda, Muganda.

Definition of Luganda in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day gourmand
Pronunciation: ˈɡʊəmənd
noun
a person who enjoys eating…