- pl. -·ni or -·nis a member of a group of peoples living in S Africa
- the group of related Bantu languages of these peoples
nounpl. Nguni, or Ngu·nis
- A member of a group of peoples of southern and southeast Africa, including the Swazi, Ndebele, Xhosa, and Zulu.
- Any of the Bantu languages of the Nguni.