indaba

indaba
noun Etymology: Zulu, matter for discussion, affair Date: 1827 chiefly South African conference, parley

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  • indaba — /in dah bah/, n. a conference or consultation between or with native peoples of South Africa. [1890 95; < Zulu indaba, izindaba (with implosive b) matter for discussion, affair, account] * * * …   Universalium

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  • indaba — noun a) An important conference held by leaders of the Zulu and Xhosa peoples of South Africa. b) A problem, a concern …   Wiktionary

  • indaba — South African Slang Origin: Xhosa, Zulu and the other Nguni Languages conference (from Zulu, a matter for discussion ); has become a mainstream word in South African English …   English dialects glossary

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