by Enoch Yuen
Dancers under the mbaqanga music.
Word Meaning — n. pl-s. A South African dance music.
"A style of South African music with rural Zulu roots that continues to influence musicians worldwide today. The style originated in the early 1960s." — Wiki
Why I Think It's A Cool Word
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— It's the only word starting with MB
- in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary
(4th Edition). Also, it has a combination of -QA
- inside the word which is quite rare.Hi there Enoch - A cool word indeed. And a cool pic to boot!
Just a small correction: MBIRA is another MB- word allowed in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary. It also relates to African music - specifically, it is an African musical instrument.
If you're interested in other nice Q words allowed in Scrabble, you might like to check out my Q Without U page.
All the best,