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Sintu Line breaks: Sintu
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪntuː/

Definition of Sintu in English:

adjective& noun

South African
Another term for Bantu (the language family).

Origin

1970s: from the Bantu elements (i)si- denoting language or culture, and -ntu '(African) person'.

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