[ loo-gan-duh, -gahn- ]
/ luˈgæn də, -ˈgɑn- /
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a Bantu language of Uganda.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Also called Ganda.
Words nearby Luganda
luff on luff, luff tackle, Lufkin, Luftwaffe, lug, Luganda, Lugano, Lugansk, Lugar, luge, Luger
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How to use Luganda in a sentence
These campaigns, coupled with the lack of a clear distinction between a bill and law in Luganda, create a general culture where the country’s population will behave as if it were an instituted law, regardless of whether it has been signed or not.Uganda president declines to sign queerphobic bill|Tinashe Chingarande|August 18, 2021|Washington Blade
Additionally, the word “bill” in Luganda, the country’s local language, has the same translation as the word “law.”Uganda president declines to sign queerphobic bill|Tinashe Chingarande|August 18, 2021|Washington Blade
In Luganda folk-lore the elephant (enjovu) is called Wa Njovu.Jamaican Song and Story|Walter Jekyll
British Dictionary definitions for Luganda
/ (luːˈɡændə, -ˈɡɑːndə) /
the language of the Buganda, spoken chiefly in Uganda, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
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