Translation of imbongi in English:

imbongi

poet

noun (class 9, plural izimbongi)

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    poet
    praise singer
    bard
    ‘Abesifazane bakikizile uma imbongi ibongela amaqhawe’ The women ululated when the praise singer sang the praises of the warriors

Origin

< -bonga


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imbongi

a poet

noun

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    a poet

    Imbongi isihayele izibongo zenkosi uShaka ngomgubho wosuku lwakhe.

    A poet recited a Shaka Zulu praise-poem on Shaka's day celebration.

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imbongi

Poet

noun