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  • proper noun a Bantu language spoken by the Bakongo people living in the tropical forests of Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo and Angola

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Examples

  • Languages: French (official), Lingala and Monokutuba (lingua franca trade languages), many local languages and dialects (of which Kikongo is the most widespread)

    Republic of Congo

  • Cultivation in North America was popularized by African Americans, who brought the Kikongo word nguba, which became goober.

    The Christmas Cookie Club

  • Cultivation in North America was popularized by African Americans, who brought the Kikongo word nguba, which became goober.

    The Christmas Cookie Club

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

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Cultivation in North America was popularized by African Americans, who brought the Kikongo word nguba, which became goober.

    The Christmas Cookie Club

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

    Languages

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

    Congo, Democratic Republic of the

  • Languages: French (official), Lingala and Monokutuba (lingua franca trade languages), many local languages and dialects (of which Kikongo is the most widespread)

    Congo, Republic of the

  • Congo, Republic of theFrench (official), Lingala and Monokutuba (lingua franca trade languages), many local languages and dialects (of which Kikongo is the most widespread)

    Languages

  • As far as the eye can see in all directions is green savannah, dotted with anthills and termite hills, scrub and manioc fields plunging down into forested valleys with jungle and rivers and women carrying huge loads on their heads and thousands of little kiddos shouting “mundele” ‘white person’ in Kikongo almost hysterically and running after the truck as we drive by.

    Archive 2007-05-01

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