Definition of amatagati in English:

amatagati

(also amatikati)

noun

South African
  • = abatagati.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Apparently an alteration of Xhosa abathakathi or its cognate Zulu abathakathi practitioners of magic collectively, after Xhosa ama- or Zulu ama-, a different plural class prefix.

Pronunciation

amatagati

/ˌamətəˈɡɑːti/