- a member of a Nguni people of Swaziland and the Republic of South Africa.
- the Bantu language of the Swazi.
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We passed some Swazi kraals, and got directions from their picturesque occupants.The African Colony
Queen Tzaneen could not reign because she was not a native-born Swazi.
Three Swazi boys were in charge of it and were responsible for its animals.
The average Swazi induna has five or more wives, and some have many more.
The only difference is that the Swazi method does not employ so much camouflage.
- plural -zis or -zi a member of a racially mixed people of southern Africa living chiefly in Swaziland, who first formed into a strong political group in the late 19th century
- the language of this people: an official language of Swaziland along with English. It belongs to the Niger-Congo family and is closely related to Xhosa and Zulu
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