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Fanagalo /ˈfænəɡələʊ/, Fanakalo n
  1. (in South Africa) a Zulu-based pidgin with English and Afrikaans components, esp associated with the mines
Etymology: 20th Century: from Fanagalo fana go lo, literally: to be like this; compare Zulu fand to be like, ka-lo of this



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