- insangoma, isangomaShow more Also insangoma, isangoma, isongoma, sangome, songoma, umungoma, and with initial capital.
- sangomas, ‖izangoma, or (rarely) abangoma.
- IsiZuluShow more IsiZulu isangoma (plural izangoma) diviner, from -ngoma sacred song; the stem -ngoma is found in some other Sintu (Bantu) languages in the sense of ‘drum’. Forms with umu- and aba- are derived from less-frequently used isiZulu forms of the word (see um- and aba-). For notes on the use of singular and plural forms, see isi- and izi-.