Wooden vs Rungu - What's the difference?

wooden | rungu |

As an adjective wooden

is made of wood.

As a noun rungu is

a wooden throwing club or baton used in certain east african tribal cultures.



Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)


(en adjective)
  • Made of wood.
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  • (label) As if made of wood, moving awkwardly, unmoving.
  • rungu



  • A member of an ethnic people of Borneo.
  • A member of an ethnic people of Tanzania.
  • Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The language of the Rungu from Borneo.
  • The language of the Rungu from Tanzania.