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Maori karanga

NounEdit

karanga (plural karangas)

  1. In Māori culture, an exchange of calls that forms part of the pōhiri.
    • 2003, Hirini Moko Mead, Tikanga Māori: Living by Māori Values, page 122:
      A karanga expert from within the manuhiri ope responds to the first karanga of the tangata whenua and indicates who they are.

Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese carango. Cognates with Kabuverdianu korótchi.

NounEdit

karanga

  1. louse

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

karanga (n class, plural karanga)

  1. soft groundnut, peanut
    Synonym: njugunyasa
  2. clubs (suit of cards)
    Synonyms: pao, mavi ya mbuzi

See alsoEdit

Suits in Swahili · ng'anda (see also: karata, karata za kucheza) (layout · text)
       
makopa uru shupaza, majembe pao, pau, karanga, mavi ya mbuzi