Meaning of Abelungu in English:

Abelungu

(also abeLungu, abelungu)

Pronunciation /abəˈlʊnɡuː/

noun

derogatory, ironic South African
  • With singular or plural agreement. White people collectively. Compare mlungu , umlungu .

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Xhosa abelungu and its cognate Zulu abelungu, plural of umlungu from abe-, plural prefix + -lungu.