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Zambian, it means to bless the soul with good omens. Typically used at the end of a conversation or as a respectful greeting, sometimes used in funeral arrangements as well.
Zambian: in zambia we say Parumbana, it mean to bless the soul with good omens
Mike: Thank you very much! to you too!

Zambian 1: hello my friend! Parumbana!
Zambian 2: Parumbana to you too sir.

Zambian funeral director: This soul has now passed onto the other side, we shall bow our hands and exchange sorrow through our minds. Parumbana to all lost souls, may they one day find peace.
by DE July 05, 2005
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