- an official functionary of a king or chief in South African Bantu societies.
Origin of induna
Examples from the Web for induna
Historical Examples of induna
But this happens to be the Induna—the one train of the whole line.The Day's Work, Volume 1
Ncwelo, though a chief of some influence, was not an induna.
But I, remembering my dignity as an induna of the King, still stood.
Is not all I have at the disposal of the second induna of the King?
He had gained over to his cause Nongalaza, an induna of importance.
- (in South Africa) a Black African overseer in a factory, mine, etc