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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Tswana ngaka.

NounEdit

ngaka (plural ngakas or dingaka)

  1. A traditional Sotho witch doctor.

AnagramsEdit


Kuku-UwanhEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Pama-Nyungan *nguku.

NounEdit

ngaka

  1. water

ReferenceEdit


TswanaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ngaka class 9 (plural dingaka)

  1. doctor, physician
  2. traditional healer, witch doctor

WangkumaraEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *nguku (compare nguku (river), which certainly is).

NounEdit

ngaka

  1. water

ReferenceEdit

  • Luise Hercus, Peter Austin, Yarli Comparative Vocabulary, dans Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method (2004, edited by Claire Bowern and Harold Koch), pages 647-654