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ubuntu

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Loanword from the Zulu and Xhosa languages.

NounEdit

ubuntu (uncountable)

  1. (South Africa) A South African ideology focusing on people's allegiances and relations with each other

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

ubuntu m (uncountable)

  1. (politics) ubuntu (ideology focusing on people’s allegiances and relations)

XhosaEdit

NounEdit

ubuntu class 14 (uncountable)

  1. humaneness, solidarity

ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ubu- +‎ umuntu.

NounEdit

ubuntu class 14 (uncountable)

  1. humanity, the human race
  2. humaneness, solidarity

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