Definition of Abelungu in English:

Abelungu

(also abelungu, abeLungu)

noun

South African
ironic, derogatory
  • With singular or plural concord. White people collectively.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

Abelungu

/abəˈlʊnɡuː/