Lobedu, Lovedu, noun
- Also loBedu.
- baLobedu, unchanged, or vhaLobedu; occasionally also Balobelu.
- Northern Sotho, VendaShow more From Northern Sotho BaLobedu, plural form of MoLobedu a member of this people, probably an early variant of molobedi one who pays tribute or homage (plural balobedi), from lobela pay tribute or homage for, from loba pay tribute or homage; forms with vha- and -vedu are from the Venda spelling VhaLovedu (singular MuLovedu). See also quotation 1979.