Definition of moruti in English:

moruti

(also maruti)

noun

South African
  • In Southern Africa (especially among Southern Sotho, Northern Sotho, and Tswana speakers): a teacher, missionary, or minister of religion.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Southern Sotho, Northern Sotho, and Tswana moruti from mo- personal class prefix + -ruti (from ruta to teach).

Pronunciation

moruti

/məˈruːti/