Main meanings of fundi in English

: fundi1fundi2fundi3

fundi1

Pronunciation /ˈfʌndi/ /ˈfʌndʌɪ/

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plural noun

Main meanings of fundi in English

: fundi1fundi2fundi3

fundi2

Pronunciation /ˈfʌndi/

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nounfundis

see fundie

Main meanings of fundi in English

: fundi1fundi2fundi3

fundi3

Pronunciation /ˈfʊndi/

Translate fundi into Spanish

nounfundis

  • 1South African informal An expert in a particular area.

    • ‘a turtle fundi’
    • ‘Who knows - it could give birth to computer fundis, right here in Lower Seplan.’
    • ‘For art fundis, the NSA Art Gallery will exhibit the artworks of former students who are now working professionally, as a well as present students and community-based artists.’
    • ‘Galloway told the court that both brothers were computer fundis and she feared they would tamper with or destroy Internet information needed by the state.’
    • ‘The clash at the Orient Theatre two years ago left Funeka so battered, though he won, that some boxing fundis thought he would never box again.’
    • ‘Health fundis will be pleased to know that South Africa is finally joining the western world in climbing on to the organic bandwagon.’
    specialist, authority, pundit, oracle, resource person
    1. 1.1An enthusiast for a subject or activity.
      • ‘she provides classes for the fitness fundis’
      fan, fanatic, devotee, aficionado, addict, lover, admirer, supporter, follower

Origin

Perhaps originally Rhodesian (Zimbabwean) English, from Nguni umfundi ‘learner’.

Pronunciation

fundi

/ˈfʊndi/