Did you mayhaps mean kumara?
- n. The title of the etymological folk song, used with varying degrees of sincerity or sarcasm to refer to the song's evocations of spiritual unity and interpersonal harmony.
- From Gullah. Apparently a corruption of the English phrase "come by here" in a spiritual song. (Wiktionary)
“The word "kumbaya" is believed by many music historians to be pidgin English - and a transliteration - for the prayerful plea to God: "Come By Here.”
“Democrats have been waiting for more than a decade to have control of Congress and the White House, but could the so-called kumbaya moment be over?”
“For the time being, the feel-good "kumbaya" message is sufficient return along with some profits.”
“So how did this tough guy turn out to be a "kumbaya" promoter of Jewish-Palestinian cooperation in, of all places, the West Bank?”
“Sure it's what the Trib called the "bare-knuckle arts of Chicago electoral politics" but, hey, I guess that "kumbaya" attack goes by the wayside.”
“I did not like Reagan, did not vote for him and saw through his "kumbaya" bs as an 19-year-old in 1981.”
“Dialogue of Civilizations" is not meant to be a "kumbaya" philosophy for the President, but a real strategy to combat anti-Americanism and win allies.”
“Listen, I'm not a particularly 'kumbaya' kind of guy, but, this has gotta stop.”
“But it seems to me that this discussion (not just here) misses a key point: Obama is not about "kumbaya" for the sake of peace and love; he is about making government an effective tool to deal with the urgent issues that require governmental action, but don't necessarily involve people's emotional and ideological commitments.”
“Everybody singing "kumbaya" together, Democrats and Republicans and now the education system is worse than ever and everybody has checked off education.”
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