Clan vs Isibongo - What's the difference?

clan | isibongo |


As nouns the difference between clan and isibongo

is that clan is while isibongo is a complimentary metonym used to describe members of a zulu clan.

clan

English

(wikipedia clan)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (anthropology) A group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
  • A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
  • Any association of people behaving clannishly.
  • (video games) A group of players who habitually play on the same team in multiplayer games.
  • A badger colony.
  • Derived terms

    * clannish * matriclan * patriclan

    Descendants

    * Dutch: (l) * German: (l)

    isibongo

    English

    Noun

    (izibongo) (wikipedia isibongo)
  • A complimentary metonym used to describe members of a Zulu clan.