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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Luba.

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  • proper n. A Bantu language spoken by about 6.3 million people in the Kasaï Occidental and Kasaï Oriental provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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  • n. a Bantu language spoken in southeastern Congo

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Examples

  • Note: Tshiluba is a Bantu language spoken in south-eastern Congo, and Zaire).

    Archive 2004-06-01

  • How do you say “Born to be wild” in Tagalog, French, Lingala, Tshiluba, and Swahili?

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  • Languages: French (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of theFrench (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba

    Languages

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of thedefinition: age 15 and over can read and write French, Lingala, Kingwana, or Tshiluba total population: 65.5% male: 76.2% female: 55.1% (2003 est.)

    Literacy

  • He especially enjoys French, which he has just started learning; he already can read and write in his native Tshiluba language.

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  • Ilunga (Tshiluba) a person who is ready to forgive any abuse for the first time, to tolerate it a second time, but never a third time

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  • Faithful correspondent Andrew Krug sent me a link to a BBC story by Oliver Conway claiming that:The world's most difficult word to translate has been identified as "ilunga" from the Tshiluba language spoken in south-eastern DR Congo.

    languagehat.com: THE MOST UNTRANSLATABLE WORD.

  • Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Kingwana, or Tshiluba total population: 65. 5\% male: 76. 2\% female: 55. 1\% (2003 est.)

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

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