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Meaning of "karanga" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KARANGA

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF KARANGA

karanga  [kəˈræŋə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KARANGA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Karanga is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb karanga in English.

WHAT DOES KARANGA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of karanga in the English dictionary

The definition of karanga in the dictionary is a call or chant of welcome, sung by a female elder. Other definition of karanga is to perform a karanga.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO KARANGA

PRESENT

Present
I karanga
you karanga
he/she/it karangas
we karanga
you karanga
they karanga
Present continuous
I am karangaing
you are karangaing
he/she/it is karangaing
we are karangaing
you are karangaing
they are karangaing
Present perfect
I have karangaed
you have karangaed
he/she/it has karangaed
we have karangaed
you have karangaed
they have karangaed
Present perfect continuous
I have been karangaing
you have been karangaing
he/she/it has been karangaing
we have been karangaing
you have been karangaing
they have been karangaing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I karangaed
you karangaed
he/she/it karangaed
we karangaed
you karangaed
they karangaed
Past continuous
I was karangaing
you were karangaing
he/she/it was karangaing
we were karangaing
you were karangaing
they were karangaing
Past perfect
I had karangaed
you had karangaed
he/she/it had karangaed
we had karangaed
you had karangaed
they had karangaed
Past perfect continuous
I had been karangaing
you had been karangaing
he/she/it had been karangaing
we had been karangaing
you had been karangaing
they had been karangaing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will karanga
you will karanga
he/she/it will karanga
we will karanga
you will karanga
they will karanga
Future continuous
I will be karangaing
you will be karangaing
he/she/it will be karangaing
we will be karangaing
you will be karangaing
they will be karangaing
Future perfect
I will have karangaed
you will have karangaed
he/she/it will have karangaed
we will have karangaed
you will have karangaed
they will have karangaed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been karangaing
you will have been karangaing
he/she/it will have been karangaing
we will have been karangaing
you will have been karangaing
they will have been karangaing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would karanga
you would karanga
he/she/it would karanga
we would karanga
you would karanga
they would karanga
Conditional continuous
I would be karangaing
you would be karangaing
he/she/it would be karangaing
we would be karangaing
you would be karangaing
they would be karangaing
Conditional perfect
I would have karanga
you would have karanga
he/she/it would have karanga
we would have karanga
you would have karanga
they would have karanga
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been karangaing
you would have been karangaing
he/she/it would have been karangaing
we would have been karangaing
you would have been karangaing
they would have been karangaing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you karanga
we let´s karanga
you karanga
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to karanga
Past participle
karangaed
Present Participle
karangaing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KARANGA


banger
ˈbæŋə
clanger
ˈklæŋə
cliffhanger
ˈklɪfˌhæŋə
crapehanger
ˈkreɪpˌhæŋə
Erlanger
ˈɜːlæŋə
franger
ˈfræŋə
ganger
ˈɡæŋə
handlanger
ˈhændˌlæŋə
hangar
ˈhæŋə
hanger
ˈhæŋə
haranguer
həˈræŋə
langer
ˈlæŋə
paperhanger
ˈpeɪpəˌhæŋə
sanger
ˈsæŋə
Selangor
səˈlæŋə
slanger
ˈslæŋə
straphanger
ˈstræpˌhæŋə
Tauranga
taʊˈræŋə
tikanga
təˈkæŋə
twanger
ˈtwæŋə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KARANGA

karaism
Karaite
Karajan
karaka
karakia
Karakoram
Karakoram Pass
Karakorum
karakul
Karamanlis
karamu
Karan
karaoke
karaoke bar
karaoke machine
karaoke night
karat
karate
karate chop
karateka

WORDS THAT END LIKE KARANGA

anga
Bucaramanga
changa
charanga
chimichanga
Ganga
Kananga
kanga
Katanga
Mahajanga
manga
mganga
Mpumalanga
pa´anga
panga
ranga
runanga
sanga
tanga
Zamboanga

Synonyms and antonyms of karanga in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «karanga» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KARANGA

Find out the translation of karanga to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of karanga from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «karanga» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

karanga
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

karanga
570 millions of speakers

English

karanga
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

karanga
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

كارانجا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Каранга
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

karanga
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

karanga
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

karanga
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Karanga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Karanga
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

karanga
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

karanga
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Karanga
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

karanga
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

karanga
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

करंगा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karanga
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Karanga
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Karanga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

каранга
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

karanga
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Karanga
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Karanga
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Karanga
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Karanga
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of karanga

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KARANGA»

The term «karanga» is regularly used and occupies the 74.857 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KARANGA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «karanga» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «karanga» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about karanga

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KARANGA»

Discover the use of karanga in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to karanga and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Karanga Indigenous Religion in Zimbabwe: Health and Well-Being
This book on the religion of the Karanga people of Zimbabwe sheds light on important methodological issues relevant to research in the study of African religions.
Mr Lawrence Martin, Dr Tabona Shoko, 2013
2
Karanga mythology: an analysis of the consciousness of the ...
Further cultural sources drawn on are Shona proverbs, which are to some extent included in the work.
Herbert Aschwanden, 1989
3
Kiteman
Karl is banished from his home and forced to cross a vast desolate desert filled with dangerous animals.
Alfred Reynolds, 1986
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A Dictionary of the New-Zealand Language, and a Concise ...
E karanga ana tatou Mari ano kia noho, penei kua It was well for you to remain, rokohina koe e te a'wa, otherwise you would have been overtaken by the rain. Me kaua taku hoa kua paremo If it had not been or my comahau, panion I .9houl  ...
William Williams, 1844
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A History of Mozambique
In some of these areas the Karanga language and culture triumphed but in others the Karanga dynasty took on the culture and language of their Tonga subjects. David Beach has identified sixty Karanga chiefly dynasties, but not all of them ...
M. D. D. Newitt, 1995
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A Dictionary of the New Zealand Language, and a Concise ...
If it had not been for my companion I should have been drowned. ACTIVE VERB. Karanga, . . To call. INDICATIVE MOOD. Present Tense. j " j Sing. E karanga ana ahau, . . . I am calling. E karanga ana koe, . . . Thou art calling. E karanga ana ia ...
William Williams, 1852
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Tikanga Maori: Living by Maori Values
Karanga I. The karanga woman of the marae, usually dressed in black, begins the ceremonial call to the visitors to enter the marae. . Whakaeke. The manuhiri ope enters and they begin the slow walk in close formation towards the wharenui.
Hirini Moko Mead, 2003
8
Death and After-life Rituals in the Eyes of the Shona: ...
Karanga The term 'Karanga' as noted by Terence Ranger suffered a shift both of location and meaning. With the moving inland of the Portuguese in the 16th Century this historic term was used to refer to the ruling lineages of the Northern and ...
Canisius Mwandayi, 2011
9
The Muroyi(witch) and Uroyi(witchcraft) Beliefs Among the ...
Shorttitle This book investigates the muroyi(witch) and uroyi(witchcraft) beliefs among the Karanga people.
Liveson Tatira, 2011
10
The Zimbabwe Culture: Origins and Decline of Southern ...
The Zimbabwe Culture is essential reading for all students and avocationalists of African archaeology, history, and culture.
Innocent Pikirayi, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KARANGA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term karanga is used in the context of the following news items.
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Meet the precocious sheep who thinks he's a dog | WTVR.com
In fact, housekeeper Heaven Karanga said by the time she cleans off the deck before guests arrive, Marcus has come back and left more ... «wtvr.com, Jul 15»
2
Hawaii telescope prompts protest in NZ - 18-Jul-2015 - NZ National …
The event in Auckland starts with a Karanga, a call or summons, at 9am. Dr Keanu Sai from the University of Hawaii will speak. Ms Clark says ... «NZCity, Jul 15»
3
NZ ceremony to support Hawaiian telescope protest | Radio New …
"Our wahine will line the ocean and send out their call through karanga out across the water hitting Mauna a Wakea and those peoples in the ... «Radio New Zealand, Jul 15»
4
Hawaii telescope prompts protest in NZ
The event in Auckland starts with a Karanga, a call or summons, at 9am. Dr Keanu Sai from the University of Hawaii will speak. Ms Clark says ... «NZCity, Jul 15»
5
Man sells human-like sheep to save his sanity
Housekeeper Heaven Karanga says she has to clean up his droppings "all the time"." "He's pretty nice but he's a little annoying at the same ... «3News NZ, Jul 15»
6
G40 wants Grace Mugabe to take over - Nehanda Radio
In this “madness”, Mnangagwa and his allies were now being accused of setting up structures that were sympathetic “to the Karanga dream of ... «Nehanda Radio, Jul 15»
7
G40 POSITIONS GRACE FOR POWER
In this “madness”, Mnangagwa and his allies were now being accused of setting up structures that were sympathetic “to the Karanga dream of ... «NewsdzeZimbabwe, Jul 15»
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Jonathan Moyo is Grandson Of Emperor who Ruled Zimbabwe …
By Karanga tradition, Gatsi Rusere's paternal uncle was his father. So, in effect, Gatsi Rusere had not only executed a loyal army general but he ... «ZimEye - Zimbabwe News, Jul 15»
9
Misihairabwi in Parliament Ndebele row
Minister Mzembi, in his response, said: “I'm born of a Ndebele mother and a Karanga father. For the benefit of the greater audience, because ... «Nehanda Radio, Jul 15»
10
Shona - Ndebele War In Parliament
Minister Mzembi, in his response, said: “I'm born of a Ndebele mother and a Karanga father. For the benefit of the greater audience, because ... «ZimEye - Zimbabwe News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Karanga [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/karanga>. Nov 2019 ».
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