ngaka

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Tswana ngaka.

Noun[edit]

ngaka ‎(plural ngakas or dingaka)

  1. A traditional Sotho witch doctor.

Kuku-Uwanh[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngaka

  1. water

Reference[edit]


Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngaka CLASS 9 (plural dingaka)

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

Wangkumara[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngaka

  1. water

Reference[edit]

  • 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