Poetry vs Izibongo - What's the difference?

poetry | izibongo |


As nouns the difference between poetry and izibongo

is that poetry is (rare|or|archaic) while izibongo is .

poetry

English

(wikipedia poetry)

Alternative forms

* (archaic )

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The class of literature comprising poems.
  • Composition in verse or language exhibiting conscious attention to patterns.
  • A poet's literary production
  • A 'poetical' quality, artistic and/or artfull, which appeals or stirs the imagination, in any medium
  • That 'Swan Lake' choreography is poetry''' in motion, fitting the musical ' poetry of Tchaikovski's divine score well beyond the literary inspiration

    Synonyms

    * poesy

    Antonyms

    * prose

    izibongo

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • A form of Zulu praise poetry that extols somebody's fame.