ubuntu

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Loanword from the Zulu and Xhosa languages.

Noun[edit]

ubuntu (uncountable)

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

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Xhosa[edit]

Noun[edit]

ubuntu class 14 (uncountable)

  1. humaneness, solidarity

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ubu- +‎ umuntu.

Noun[edit]

ubuntu class 14 (uncountable)

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

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