Definition of Kirundi in English:


Line breaks: Ki|rundi
Pronunciation: /kɪˈrʊndi


[mass noun]
An official language of Burundi, belonging to the Bantu language family and spoken by around 5 million people.
More example sentences
  • Both the Hutu and the Tutsi speak Kirundi, a Bantu language.
  • At one point, I sit out on the steps with an older woman and another schoolgirl, both of whom speak French as well as Kirundi.
  • Ejo in the Kirundi language means both ‘yesterday’ and ‘today’.

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