omuntu

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Luganda[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀ntʊ̀.

Noun[edit]

omuntu (class 1, plural abantu)

  1. human; man (as opposed to being an animal)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • omusajja (man, as opposed to being a woman)

References[edit]

The Essentials of Luganda, J. D. Chesswas, 4th edition. Oxford University Press: Nairobi. 1967, p. 14.