Banga- (Noun) [ Ba-nga ]
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|Meaning : Money (Originally meant "One Shilling")|
Use : Wacha niwahi 5 banga pale kwa Timo = Let me go get 5 shillings from Timothy
Period: Late 60's
Related to: Money
Synonyms: Munde, Ganji, Mkwanja, Mukuchu, Bango, Cheda, Cheddar, Ganji, Chedas, Bob,
Meaning clarification: 1. Not to be confused with Bangu, which is the name of a place (Kariobangi)
2. Very close in sound to "Mbang'a"
Area of origin : Unknown
Etymology:While one can say "five banga" to mean five shillings... the expected "five banga" is usually in coin form... very rarely was it used to denote money in note form.