A member of a Bantu people inhabiting southeastern Zimbabwe and southern Mozambique.
The dialect of Shona spoken by the Karanga.
Origin of karanga
Shona -karangaas inChikarangathe Karanga dialect of Shona
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Karanga Sentence Examples
Possibly its use was not confined to a single tribal section, occurring as it does in conjunction with the distinct dynastic names of Mokomba and Mambo, but the Karanga is the only tribe to which the Portuguese chroniclers attribute it.
of the Karanga tribe), but explicitly assert that the " emperor " himself was a " Mocaranga."
Torrend, Comparative Grammar of the South African Bantu Languages (p. Ioi) renders it " Lord of the water-elephants," and remarks that the hippopotamus is even to the present day a sacred animal among the Karanga.