Fanagalo

Fanakalo

/ (ˈfænəɡələʊ) /

noun

(in South Africa) a Zulu-based pidgin with English and Afrikaans components, esp associated with the mines

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Word Origin for Fanagalo

C20: from Fanagalo fana go lo, literally: to be like this; compare Zulu fand to be like, ka-lo of this

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