indaba

INDABA

indaba, “matter, affair; case; topic of conversation; business; report; story, tale”

A. T. Bryant, Zulu-English Dictionary, Pinetown, Natal: The Mariannhill Mission Press, 1905, p. 87

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Kum

KUM

kum, “story, talk, history, news, syn. kumma … pl. kukúmmi”.

|xam Bushmen, Upper Karoo, South Africa; D. F. Bleek, A Bushman Dictionary, New Haven: American Oriental Society, 1956, p. 106