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When reading the content on this site, you will often encounter some of the following words.
  Word English description
 
  Word English description
  Baganda (noun, plural) people belonging to the Buganda kingdom
  Buganda/Bouganda 700-year old kingdom nation located in modern Uganda, East Africa
  Bujjabukula or Buggyabukula gate house/main entrance to the Kasubi Tombs site
  Ganda (adjective) of the Buganda kingdom or of Baganda. Example: Ganda culture
  Kabaka King of Buganda
  Katikkiro Buganda prime minister
  Kibira secret part of the Muzibu-Azaala-Mpanga containing the 4 royal graves also known as the “forest”
  Lubuga woman who assists the Naalinya
  Luganda language spoken in Buganda
  Mengo Headquarters of the Buganda Kingdom (situated in Kampala)
  Muganda (noun, singular) person belonging to the Buganda kingdom
  Muzibu-Azaala-Mpanga great hut containing the four Royal graves
  Naalinya princess guardian of the royal tombs selected from one of the Kabaka’s sisters. She is respected revered and held responsible for all the custodians of the tombs.
  Ndoga-obukaba drum house : building where the royal drums are kept
  Ngeye / Ngéyé name of the colobus monkey clan, doing the thatching
  Ngo name of the leopard clan, doing the bark cloth
  Ssekabaka the title given to a deceased Kabaka
  Nnamasole the mother of a Kabaka
 
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