Definition of Kung in English:

Kung

noun

  • 1A member of a San (Bushman) people of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa.

  • 2[mass noun] The Khoisan language of the Kung, with about 10,000 speakers.

adjective

  • Relating to the Kung or their language.

    • ‘The Kung Bushmen of the Kalahari revere the praying mantis as a divine messenger.’

Origin

Khoikhoi !Kung, literally people.

Pronunciation:

Kung

/kʊŋ/