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Pronunciation: /ˈfʌndi/
/ˈfʌndʌɪ/
Plural form of fundus.

Words that rhyme with fundi

eisteddfodau • Bondi

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fundi 2 Line breaks: fundi
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌndi/

noun (plural fundis)

See fundie.

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fundi 3 Line breaks: fundi
Pronunciation: /ˈfʊndi/

noun (plural fundis)

South African informal
1An expert in a particular area: a turtle fundi
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  • Who knows - it could give birth to computer fundis, right here in Lower Seplan.
  • For art fundis, the NSA Art Gallery will exhibit the artworks of former students who are now working professionally, as a well as present students and community-based artists.
  • Galloway told the court that both brothers were computer fundis and she feared they would tamper with or destroy Internet information needed by the state.
1.1An enthusiast for a subject or activity: she provides classes for the fitness fundis

Origin

Perhaps originally Rhodesian (Zimbabwean) English, from Nguni umfundi 'learner'.

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