Definition of mzungu in English:

mzungu

Line breaks: mzungu
Pronunciation: /(ə)mˈzʊngʊ/

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noun

  • (In East Africa) a white person: there was a mzungu just off the Nyeri Road who was a teacher

Origin

Swahili, from m- class prefix + -zungu 'European'.

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