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EtymologyEdit

From Swahili wargi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwaɹəɡi/, /ˈwaɹəd͡ʒi/

NounEdit

waragi ‎(countable and uncountable, plural waragis)

  1. A distilled alcoholic beverage made from bananas or millet, common in Uganda.
    • 2016, Maya Jaggi, ‘Memories of Makerere’, Literary Review, 449:
      The two men walk down the hill from Makerere University but get no further than Wandegeya, a cacophonous slum of scrap-iron artisans, blaring radios and ragged-trousered clients frequenting matoke and waragi bars.