mbube

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Zulu imbube ‎(lion) (uyimbube ‎(you are a lion)).

NounEdit

mbube ‎(uncountable)

  1. A style of a cappella choral music originating among the Zulus of South Africa.

Usage notesEdit

Also used as the name of an iconic mbube song, whose title is more properly known in English as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" (also "A-Wimoweh").